LL.B (hons) University of Edinburgh
LL.M with Distinction in Commercial Law, University of Edinburgh
Dip L.P., University of Edinburgh
Company and commercial
Professional liability and regulation
Public law, including judicial review and human rights
David called to the Bar in 2012 having spent several years in private practice as a solicitor, latterly with extended rights of audience in the Court of Session.
In his career David has conducted cases in relation to various aspects of Scots private law in the Sheriff Court and in the Court of Session. Many of those cases concern the law of contract, an area of the law in which he tutors at the University of Edinburgh and in relation to which he regularly gives CPD talks. David also has experience in regulatory matters. He has successfully represented registrants before professional bodies and before the Inner House of the Court of Session, and he is a member of the Cricket Scotland and Gymnastics Scotland Disciplinary Panels. David also has experience of the closely related field of Judicial Review, having dealt with cases involving issues of natural justice and human rights.