Maryam Labaki

Maryam Labaki

Year of Call: 2010

Area of Practice

Criminal Appeal Court, Criminal Trial, Employment Law, Family Law, Fatal Accident Inquiries, Health & Safety, Mental Health


BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing
LL.B University of Edinburgh
Dip. LP

About Maryam Labaki

Maryam has been a full-time Advocate Depute since 2017

Prior to calling, Maryam practiced for a number of years predominantly in criminal law where she worked as a defence solicitor in one of Edinburgh’s largest firms. Before that she worked in a mixed practice where she handled a wide and varied caseload including Mental Health Tribunals, Employment and Children’s Referrals.

Maryam has experience of Statutory and Regulatory Crime and has experience of defending those charged with Internet Crime, Offences under Terrorism legislation, Health and Safety Prosecutions involving fatalities and Offences under Firearms legislation.

Since calling in 2010 Maryam has been instructed as junior counsel in several murder trials and commercial fraud cases of high complexity.

Additional Information

AD HOC Advocate Depute – Appeal Court
Legal Consultant to the British Inn Keeping Institute (BII) Scotland – National Certificate for Door Supervisors (Scotland) NCDSC(S) (Powers of Search, Offensive Weapons, Citizen’s Arrest, Drugs)
Faculty Scholarship 2009/2010
President of the Scottish Young Lawyers Association 2007 – 2009
European Young Bar Association Member
Criminal Law Tutor at WS Society’s PCC

Faculty of Advocates Criminal Bar Association Committee Member


Alice Whitefield v P.F. Portree [2012] HCJAC 70

Hector Colin MacLennan v H.M.A. [2012] HCJAC 94

Ekene Angelbat Anoliefo v H.M.A [2012] HCJAC 110

Patrick Sheilds v H.M.A. [2013] HCJAC 25