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Thank you for visiting Larking Hodge Pollock. Please have a look around the site. If you would like to book us up for one of our services, please fill in one of our online forms and we will email you back as soon as possible.

Our Services

Shorthand Writing

We can provide shorthand writer attendance in Sheriff Courts, Justice of the Peace Courts, High Courts and Administration Courts throughout the whole of Scotland. We also cover commissions, interviews, disciplinaries and dawn raids for a plethora of clients.

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Transcription: Police/ABE Interviews, Hearings

Larking Hodge Pollock have a wealth of experience in the legal transcription sector. We prioritise accuracy and speed of completion above all else. Our seasoned transcribers are some of the best in the business and can be replied upon to produce transcripts of the highest quality.



As well as transcription, at Larking Hodge Pollock we can offer high definition videography services for your deposition, commission or hearing. We can also organise, if required, a shorthand writer/stenographer to attend also.

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Daily Transcription

We can attend in any part of Scotland and produce a very accurate, high quality transcription, which can be emailed to you/your legal team 2-3 hours after the conclusion of the hearing. We have an experienced team who cover a variety of specialist subjects and jurisdictions. As only one of our staff have to be at court, we offer a cost effective and efficient solution to providing a verbatim record of your case.

Daily transcripts are provided in a 4 pages to a page format, for ease, when referring to them in court. Please see examples below:

See an example daily transcript exctract.

See an example keyword index.

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About LHP

LHP was formed in 2016 by John Larking, of John Larking Verbatim Reporters, after acquiring the trading name of William Hodge and Pollock Ltd ("WHP").

WHP, in various guises, has served the needs of the courts of Scotland since the end of the nineteenth century and had a reputation for excellence in top-quality court shorthand-writing and reporting.

John Larking has a lifetime of experience working in the transcription sector and founded the successful London-based transcription company, John Larking Verbatim Reporters, in 1988. He not only brings his knowledge and expertise in the transcription field to LHP but also access to some of the best and most experienced transcribers in the UK.

Building on the successes of WHP, LHP strives to continue to provide excellent quality transcription services using the latest technology in and around the Glasgow area.

Client list

Since forming in 2016, we have quickly established a good working reputation with the majority of law firms in Scotland. Here is a small selection of the firms we have, and still take shorthand writing instructions from...

Get in Touch

Suite 3F, 30 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3PU

For accounts and bookings:

One Cow Lane,  Church Farm, South Harting, GU31 5QG

0141 248 6211

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