Qualifications

LL.B. (Hons) University of Glasgow

Dip.L.P. University of Glasgow

Special interests

Criminal

Employment

Personal Injury

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Biography

Bruce called to the Bar in 1998 and has had a varied civil practice, specialising in personal injury, contract, employment and child and family law. 

He was appointed an Advocate Depute in 2009 and Senior Advocate Depute in 2013.  He has represented the Crown in criminal appeals and in numerous high-profile trials.  He continues to serve at Crown Office as Senior Advocate Depute.

Cases

Gorrie v Marist Brothers 2002 SCLR 436

Moohan v Glasgow City Council 2003 SCLR 367

Gray Aitken Partnership v Link Housing 2007 SCLR 343

Lewry v HM Advocate 2013 SCCR 213

HM Advocate v Mason [2015] HCJAC 1

Publications

Product Liability - European Laws and Practice, Sweet & Maxwell 1993

(Scottish Chapter)