Qualifications

LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Dip LP University of Edinburgh

M.Sc, International Banking & Financial Studies, Heriot-Watt

University

Special interests

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Company and commercial

Land Law

Tax, trusts, succession and pensions

Clerks

Stable telephone number

0131 260 5830

Emma Potter

Andrew Veitch

Tracy Whitelaw

Biography

Fergus Thomson is instructed in a full range of civil and commercial matters, and has acted for clients including corporate entities, financial services institutions, professional services firms and public sector bodies.

He is "Band 1" Ranked for Company Law by Chambers and Partners and "Brings a wealth of experience as a finance solicitor to his practice in company, banking, insolvency and professional negligence work." (Chambers UK Bar 2017)

He has over 9 years' contentious advisory experience.  He returned to the Scottish Bar in January 2015, having previously been in practice there for over 5 years.  Between 2012 and 2014 he undertook contentious work as a Legal Director with DLA Piper, the global law firm.  In addition, his advice in dispute resolution is informed by a thorough understanding of "business as usual" work, having previously worked as a transactional lawyer with Dundas & Wilson (now CMS) and Maclay, Murray & Spens and in-house in financial services.  He is an affiliate member of the Institute of Risk Management.