Re Scottish Hospitals Inquiry: 2020 - Representing core participant in Public Inquiry (under the Inquiries Act 2005) into delay and design issues in two hospitals
Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, 2017-2019: Representing core participant in Public Inquiry (under the Inquiries Act 2005) into delay and over-spend on major construction project
Re Queensferry Crossing Inquiry 2017: Represented bridge-building consortium in inquiry into fatality on new Forth bridge
Re Super Puma Inquiry, 2013-2014: Represented core participant in inquiry into the deaths of sixteen passengers and crew in North Sea helicopter accident
Re JP Fatal Accident Inquiry, 2017: Represented local authority in Inquiry into death of care provider
Re Billy Wright Inquiry, 2005 - 2010: Counsel to the Inquiry in Public inquiry (the first under the Inquiries Act 2005) into alleged state collusion in the murder of a prominent paramilitary prisoner, and the management of the Maze prison. Vetted to highest level (DV)
Health and Safety/Regulatory
HMA v Chief Constable: Representing Chief Constable in prosecution arising from missed '999' call.
HMA v AG, 2021: Representing company Drector in High Court s.2/culpable homicide case
HMA v BN, 2021: Representing construction company in fatal s.2 case
HMA v JMS, 2020: Representing construction company in s.2 case involving major gas leak
HMA v H, 2019: Represented care-home provider in s.3 prosecution following death of resident
HMA v NBD, 2017-2018: Represented Distillery charged with various s.2 and 3 legionella-related offences
HMA v DMS Ltd, 2017-2018: Represented director of waste management company in environmental pollution case
HMA v D, 2017-2018:Defended major building company in landmark property misdescription prosecution
Geddes v Johnson, 2017: Defended health and safety advisers in commercial court action
HMA v S, 2015: Defended company in H&S s.2 case involving workplace fatality at windfarm
HMA v Shetland Catch Ltd, Freshcatch Ltd, Klondyke Ltd, 2011-2012: Represented three companies in a series of prosecutions for breaches of EU fishing regulations and proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act
HMA v R, 2017-2018: Represented partner of law firm charged with fraud
HMA v Goldstein, 2018: Represented accused charged with arson and insurance fraud
Re Rangers FC, 2013-2015: Advised City law firm in major financial crime investigation re recovery of documents, execution of warrants and privilege
HMA v Andy Coulson, 2014-2015: Defended former newspaper editor charged with perjury. Numerous pre-trial debates on admissibilty, search warrants, recovery of documents, privilege etc (and successful appeal). The accused was acquitted.
HMA v Yousif Badri, 2015: Defended medical student charged with terrorism offences. The accused was acquitted.
HMA v Megrahi and Fhimah, 1999-2001: junior counsel (to RS Keen QC) for second accused in Lockerbie/Pan-am bombing trial in the Netherlands. Responsibility for various technical aspects of case, including cause and location of explosion. The accused was acquitted.