David Adams

Year of Call 2018        

David was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 2018. Prior to admission, David spent 8 years in practice as a solicitor, rising to Senior Associate with a Glasgow litigation firm.

David’s practice focuses on crime, fatal accident and public inquiries, road traffic prosecutions and road transport licensing. He also has experience of commercial disputes, insolvency, medical and professional negligence and personal injury.

David has appeared in Fatal Accident Inquiries, proofs and trials in the High Court and Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland. He has also appeared before local authority licensing boards and the Traffic Commissioner for Scotland in several public inquiries relating to HGV and PSV operator licences as well as driver conduct hearings.

 

Junior Counsel for Dr Lucy Thomas, fiancée of the late Capt. David Traill, in the Clutha Fatal Accident Inquiry

Junior Counsel for the Petitioner in a judicial review application by a police officer against the Scottish Police Authority, reported as BD, Petitioner [2019] CSOH 53

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Determination Published Re Clutha Fatal Accident Inquiry

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The determination of Sheriff Principal Craig Turnbull has been published today following the Clutha... Read More

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Rankings Success for Compass in Chambers UK 2020

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