Special session on trauma informed justice with Iain H. B. Smith at LEPH2019

Iain H B Smith, LLB (Hons), Dip LP, NP (Partner)

Iain specialises in Criminal Law, undertaking summary and solemn work in Livingston Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Courts as well as other courts across Scotland. He has been involved in a number of high profile High Court Trials. He also acts as a legal representative for a number of well known sports stars. He fights hard to protect people’s rights and passionately defends his clients. His career as a solicitor started in 1993 and 5 years later he formed Keegan Smith with Jim Keegan QC.
Iain is actively involved in the creating a fairer criminal justice system and is the leading trauma informed lawyer in Scotland. He is a core group member of West Lothian Adverse Childhood Experiences Hub and a Trustee of the charity Aid & Abet, who try to assist people get out of the cycle of offending. Iain is also boldly asking all judges in Scotland to treat those appearing before the court with respect & dignity.

Other interests/experience:

Lead Criminal Defence Lawyer on Trauma Informed Justice
Former Legal Clinic Advisor at CAB
Children’s Referrals
Mentor with ICAN
Married father of three

 Articles:

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17634728.bad-f…

http://www.journalonline.co.uk/pdf/AL0219/kindness…

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