Qualifications

LL.B (Hons) University of Aberdeen

Dip. L.P. University of Aberdeen

Special interests

Criminal

Health & Safety

Planning and Environmental

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Biography

Gavin Anderson specializes in white-collar crime and regulatory proceedings, including inquiries, appearing regularly for trials and appeals in the High Court of Justiciary and the Sheriff Court.

He has been consistently ranked by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 in the areas of health and safety prosecutions, environmental crime and regulatory offences.

He has defended sole traders, partners, directors and bodies corporate in many serious health and safety prosecutions, including multiple-fatality cases, and has appeared at related Fatal Accident Inquiries.
His environmental crime cases have included pollution, waste management and planning offences.
He has extensive experience of business crime, including complex fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy, financial services, data protection and Companies Acts offences. He has advised on alleged bribery, both nationally and internationally.
He has defended many prosecutions arising out of fatal and serious road traffic accidents.