LL.B (Hons) University of Dundee
Company and commercial
Professional liability and regulation
Public law, including judicial review and human rights
Alan Dewar QC was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1989, took silk in 2002, and was the Treasurer of the Faculty of Advocates from 2007 to 2011.
He has appeared in a wide range of civil and criminal cases, particularly in the fields of commercial and public law, and professional and clinical negligence. He has acted for individuals, companies and public authorities in contractual and delictual disputes, public procurement, regulatory and licensing issues, as well as the Scottish Government, and agencies and bodies such as the Registers of Scotland and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). He is an appointed legal adviser to the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. He has also appeared in a number of public inquiries, planning inquiries, fatal accident inquiries, defamation actions, and intellectual property disputes. He also has extensive experience in judicial review, human rights and immigration.