D Johnston

David E.L. Johnston Q.C.

Year of Call: 1992

Year of Silk: 2005

Qualifications

M.A. University of Cambridge

Ph.D University of Cambridge

LL.D. University of Cambridge

Special interests

Company and commercial

Public law, including judicial review and human rights

Tax, trusts, succession and pensions

Biography

M.A. 1986; Ph.D. 1986; LL.D. 2001, University of Cambridge
1992 Advocate
1993-1999 Regius Professor of Civil Law, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Christ’s College
2000 to date Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh Law School
2005 Queen’s Counsel
2015 Commissioner (part-time), Scottish Law Commission

Appointments

Regius Professor of Civil Law, University of Cambridge 1993-1999

Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh Law School 2000-