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Senior Counsel

Ian Mackay QC

Called: 1980 | Silk: 1993

Susan OBrien QC

Called: 1987 | Silk: 1998

Marion Caldwell QC

Called: 1986 | Silk: 2000

Peter Gray QC

Called: 1992 | Silk: 2002

Andrew Smith QC

Called: 1988 | Silk: 2002/2016

Mark Stewart QC

Called: 1988 | Silk: 2005

Lesley Shand QC

Called: 1990 | Silk: 2005

Murdo Macleod QC

Called: 1994 | Silk: 2008

Geoff Clarke QC

Called: 1994 | Silk: 2008

Robert Milligan QC

Called: 1995 | Silk: 2009

Angela Grahame QC

Called: 1995 | Silk: 2009

David Sheldon QC

Called: 1998 | Silk: 2013

John Scullion QC

Called: 2002 | Silk: 2014

Kay Springham QC

Called: 1999 | Silk: 2016

Steve Love QC

Called: 2001 | Silk: 2016

Junior Counsel over 10 years

Preston Lloyd

Called: 1996

Malcolm McGregor

Called: 1998

Astrid Smart

Called: 1999

Gordon Lamont

Called: 1999

Kenneth Christine

Called: 2000

Calum Wilson

Called: 2002

Steve Laing

Called: 2002

David McNaughtan

Called: 2003

Graeme Middleton

Called: 2003

Susan Duff

Called: 2003

Claire Mitchell

Called: 2003

James Hastie

Called: 2004

Amber Galbraith

Called: 2005

Barry Smith

Called: 2005

Robin Cleland

Called: 2005

Louis Moll

Called: 2006

Yvonne Waugh

Called: 2006

Junior Counsel 5-10 years

Craig Murray

Called: 2008

Richard Pugh

Called: 2008

Gavin Thornley

Called: 2009

Richard Henderson

Called: 2009

Emma Toner

Called: 2009

Charles Lugton

Called: 2012

Junior Counsel under 5 years

Barney Ross

Called: 2013

Clare Connelly

Called: 2013

Kate Bennett

Called: 2014

Grant Markie

Called: 2014

David Swanney

Called: 2017
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