The extent to which the police and prosecuting agencies now operate on counter- terrorismhas been widened, with a major impact on civil liberties.

Our lawyers have been involved in most of the last decade’s ‘terrorism’ cases in Scotland as well as campaigning vociferously against draconian terrorism legislation.

The passing of 4 major acts of parliament (Terrorism Act 2000, Anti-Terrorism, Crime & Security Act 2001, the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, and the Terrorism Act 2006) has seen the creation of many new offences and a significant increase in police powers.