Qualifications

B.A. (Hons) University of Oxford

LL.B. University of Edinburgh

LL.M. University of Pennsylvania

Special interests

Energy

Immigration and asylum

Planning and Environmental

Public law, including judicial review and human rights

Biography

B.J. Gill has a general practice in public and commercial law, particularly in:

• immigration and asylum (Standing Junior to the Secretary of State for the Home Department since 2012);
• valuation for rating (he regularly appears in valuation appeal committees throughout Scotland, as well as the Lands Valuation Appeal Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland, and is retained by the Assessors for Lothian, Ayrshire, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire);
• planning and energy infrastructure (he has advised statutory utility companies in relation to planning and Electricity Act consents, as well as electricity and telecoms wayleaves).
Other recent matters include drafting a statutory development consent order for the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) Power Station, an English nationally significant infrastructure project under the Planning Act 2008; advising in a financial inquiry relating to Rangers FC; and appearing as junior counsel for Greater Glasgow Health Board in the Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry.