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Guidance for journalists and the media

Wherever possible, the COPFS Media Relations team is committed to supporting journalists to report criminal proceedings accurately and with insight.

If you wish to check details for a specific case or cases, please contact the team by email in the first instance on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Please be aware that the case you are interested in may also be available on court rolls.

If you are seeking a statement or interview, please let us know.

We can also be reached on 0131 243 3289

Outside office hours (0830-1730) we operate an on-call service.

This service is for urgent enquiries relating to ongoing or developing stories. All other enquiries will be dealt with during normal office hours.

To reach the on-call member of staff, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07881 826 905

Who we are

Lorraine Davidson            Head of Communications

Nick Rougvie                    Communications Manager

Kevin Bell                         Senior Communications Officer

Iain Campbell                   Senior Communications Officer

Andrew Coyle                   Senior Communications Officer

Fiona Hart                         Communications Officer