Qualifications

LL.B University of Glasgow (Private Law Hons)

Dip. L.P. University of Glasgow

Special interests

Company and commercial

Construction

Land Law

Tax, trusts, succession and pensions

Biography

Eoghainn (pronounced “A1”) is a leading commercial litigator, ranked by the Legal 500. 

In 2019, he returned full time to the commercial bar after a year as permanent Crown Counsel, leading High Court (i.e. Crown Court) prosecutions in back to back jury trials, preliminary and sentencing hearings.

Eoghainn has handled hundreds of commercial, competition, property (including planning and IP) and professional liability cases before the highest civil courts.  He conducts them as lead counsel.

Cases

Howard v Howard’s Executor 2020

Josephine Marshall Trust v Charlton 2019

Tannlin Group Ltd & Hall v Shaw 2019

Huntaven Properties Ltd v Gunner 2019

MKGH Ltd v HMRC, Root 2 Tax Ltd & EDF Tax LLP 2018

Publications

Competition Law: cross border football club transfers,

national newspaper articles

Error in property and contract law, Journal of Law Society of Scotland

Greens Civil Practice Bulletin, Court of Session Reports, author

Appointments

2018-2019 Full time Advocate-Depute: Crown Counsel in

High Court prosecutions

Since 2011 Ad Hoc Advocate-Depute: Crown Counsel in

High Court prosecutions

Faculty of Advocates Disciplinary Investigating Committee