Paul M. Nelson

Paul M. Nelson

Year of Call: 2004

Area of Practice

Criminal Trial, Fatal Accident Inquiries, Firearms, Immigration, Proceeds of Crime, Road Traffic


LL.B (Hons) University of Glasgow
Dip LP University of Glasgow
Diploma in Forensic Medicine, Society of Apothecaries

About Paul M. Nelson

Paul called to the Bar in 2004 after a decade of practice in criminal law, both for defence and prosecution, during which time he gained significant experience in both summary and solemn cases.

Since calling, he has, as junior alone and as leading junior, developed a busy practice in criminal cases throughout the courts of Scotland in relation to such matters as murder, rape, fraud, drug trafficking, armed robbery and firearms offences.

Additional Information

Former criminal defence solicitor [1993-1996]
Former procurator fiscal depute [1996-2003], including allocation to Fraud Unit at Procurator Fiscal’s Office, Glasgow


Ad Hoc Advocate Depute