Our Advocates

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Senior Counsel

Ian Mackay QC

Called: 1980 | Silk: 1993

Andrew Smith QC

Called: 1988 | Silk: 2002/2016

Mark Stewart QC

Called: 1988 | Silk: 2005

Lesley Shand QC

Called: 1990 | Silk: 2005

Peter Gray QC

Called: 1992 | Silk: 2002

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

Astrid Smart QC

Called: 1999 | Silk: 2019

Claire Mitchell QC

Called: 2003 | Silk: 2019

Junior Counsel over 10 years

Preston Lloyd

Called: 1996

Malcolm McGregor

Called: 1998

Jan McCall

Called: 1999

Gordon Lamont

Called: 1999

Kenneth Christine

Called: 2000

Gavin J Anderson

Called: 2001

Calum Wilson

Called: 2002

Gordon Balfour

Called: 2002

Steve Laing

Called: 2002

Susan Duff

Called: 2003

Graeme Middleton

Called: 2003

David McNaughtan

Called: 2003

James Hastie

Called: 2004

Robin Cleland

Called: 2005

Amber Galbraith

Called: 2005

Barry Smith

Called: 2005

Yvonne Waugh

Called: 2006

Richard Pugh

Called: 2008

Craig Murray

Called: 2008

Junior Counsel 5-10 years

Emma Toner

Called: 2009

Gavin Thornley

Called: 2009

Richard Henderson

Called: 2009

Clare Connelly

Called: 2013

Barney Ross

Called: 2013

Grant Markie

Called: 2014

Kate Bennett

Called: 2014

Junior Counsel under 5 years

David Swanney

Called: 2017

Kevin Henry

Called: 2018

David Adams

Called: 2018

Ranald Macpherson

Called: 2019

Bruce Langlands

Called: 2019

Gregor Rolfe

Called: 2019

Elaine Russell

Called: 2020

Adam Black

Called: 2020

Cameron Smith

Called: 2020
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