Charles Ferguson, is our company director and head of the legal team. A Dundee University graduate who has always maintained a keen interest in criminal defence work from the outset of his career. Before establishing Charles Ferguson Solicitors, Charles was trained at the well known and respected firm of Ross Harper Solicitors. Charles is a Solicitor-Advocate, who is an expert in Criminal Defence representation in the Sheriff, Justice of the Peace and High Courts throughout Scotland – with over 25 years experience as criminal defence lawyer.
Charles Ferguson has been a Solicitor Advocate since 1995, and has recently been awarded the prestigious Master of Laws Degree from the United Kingdom’s University of the Year, Strathclyde University.
Charles took the LLM course in Advocacy developed by Dame Elish Angiolini QC, former Lord Advocate, and one of the most respected figures in the British Legal Establishment. Students studied major aspects of the discipline from forensic advocacy in criminal and civil law, mediation, as well as the fundamentals of persuasion and negotiations. The course aimed to look at advocacy from a range of angles including the construction and presentation of an argument and the psychology of persuasion. gained his Masters Degree with Distinction. His dissertation on presenting and cross-examining identification evidence gained him a Distinction.
In addition, Charles is certified in Advocacy by NITA – the National Institute of Trial Advocacy of the United States of America. NITA are recognised world wide as the leading provider of training for court practitioners.
Charles is well known and renowned for his consistently direct, honest, solution driven and professional manner toward his clients, the courts and other legal professionals.
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