Principal

Having graduated from Scotland’s leading Law School with first class honours, Robert More has specialised in Criminal Defence since 2008 and has been a principal in private practice since 2009.

Named in The UK Legal 500 in 2011, in 2012 he became the youngest criminal Solicitor-Advocate in Scotland and the fastest to be granted rights of audience post-qualification. Since then, he has been instructed in a range of cases in the High Court, some of which are listed below, both as junior and lead Counsel, with considerable success. Since 2010, he has provided the keynote briefing in the Criminal Law for the Scotsman’s Annual Legal Review.

Selected Cases:

HM Advocate v Parker – Murder case, Junior Counsel, Accused found Not Guilty.

HM Advocate v Borthwick – Rape case, Lead Counsel; Accused found Not Guilty.

HM Advocate v Young – Multiple firearms and assault charges; Lead Counsel; Accused found Not Guilty.

Nichol v HM Advocate – High value mortgage fraud case; Instructing agent in successful time-bar appeal.