Faculty of Advicates Arbitration

Details of Professional Practice

Alan McLean QC has wide experience of civil practice at the Scottish bar. He has regularly acted as counsel in commercial disputes and in negligence cases (particularly cases concerning professional liability in medical, architectural, engineering and related fields).

He has acted as counsel in Scottish arbitrations concerning commercial, construction and sports law.


M.A. University of Cambridge

LL.B University of Edinburgh

Special Interests

Land Law

Professional liability and regulation

Alternative dispute resolution

Personal Injury

Professional Memberships

The Faculty of Advocates
MCIArb, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators


When Stress Fractures, 1996/97 Reparation Bulletin

"Intellectual Property Action" in Court of Session Practice, ed.

Rt. Hon. Lord Macfadyen (2005


Standing Junior Counsel, Department of Health (Whitehall) 2001-2003

Standing Junior Counsel, Health and Safety Executive (Scotland)


Board of Governors of the Fettes Trust (i.e. Governor of Fettes

College in 2015