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Quick Guide to the Sheriffdoms in Scotland


There are 49 Sheriff Courts in Scotland which cover a particular Sheriff Court District. These Districts are separated into 6 Sheriffdoms each comprising the various courts in its area. The Sheriffdoms are shown below alongside each of the courts in their area.

The Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin


The Sheriffdom of Grampian Highland and Islands

       Aberdeen - Banff - Dingwall - Dornoch - Elgin - Fort William - Inverness - Kirkwall - Lerwick - Lochmaddy - Peterhead - Portree - Stonehaven - Stornoway - Tain - Wick

The Sheriffdom of Lothian and Borders

       Duns - Edinburgh - Haddington - Jedburgh - Linlithgow - Peebles - Selkirk

The Sheriffdom of North Strathclyde

       Campbeltown - Dumbarton - Dunoon - Greenock - Kilmarnock - Oban - Paisley - Rothesay

The Sheriffdom of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway

       Airdrie - Ayr - Dumfries - Hamilton - Kirkcudbright - Lanark - Stranraer

The Sheriffdom of Tayside, Central and Fife

       Alloa - Arbroath - Cupar - Dundee - Dunfermline - Falkirk - Forfar - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Stirling

Useful links:

Scottish Courts Website List of Sheriff Courts

Scottish Law Firm Directory Homepage

For a listing of law firms, solicitors and advocates as well as sheriff courts and Scottish Solicitors Property Centres in other areas of Scotland including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Stirling, Dumfries and Galloway, Lothian, Central, Fife, Wick and Shetland in Scotland return to the Scottish Law Firm Directory main page by clicking the link above.

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