I Duguid

Ian M. Duguid Q.C.

Year of Call: 1988

Year of Silk: 2000

Black Chambers


LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Special interests


Health & Safety

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries


Stable telephone number

0131 260 5829

Lee-Anne Black

Steven Burns


Ian Duguid is one of the most highly regarded Senior Counsel at the Criminal Bar and is first choice for many agents throughout Scotland.

An experienced and renowned Queens Counsel, Ian has gained a broad range of expertise through a varied career including several years of service with the Attorney-General’s Chambers in Hong Kong, as a standing counsel to the Ministry of Defence and as an adviser to Her Majesty’s Government on offending related matters.  He has acted as both prosecution and defence counsel in the High Court and Appeal Court, in some of the country’s most notorious recent prosecutions. 


HMA -v- Angus Sinclair

General Medical Council –v- DF

UK Anti-doping (on behalf of British Boxing Board of Control) –v- CW Jnr

Rosepark Nursing Home Health and Safety Prosecution


Standing Junior Counsel to Ministry of Defence (Navy) 1991 - 2000

Part-time Sheriff