M McFarlane

Margaret McFarlane

Year of Call: 2013

Black Chambers

Qualifications

LL.B (Strathclyde University)

Dip LP (Strathclyde University)

LL.M (Strathclyde University)

Special interests

Criminal

Criminal

Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Clerks

Stable telephone number

0131 260 5829

Lee-Anne Black

Steven Burns

Biography

Margaret McFarlane has been instructed in preparation of a number of Scotland’s large Fraud and Money laundering prosecutions. She has a background of prosecution of fraud cases from her time as Head of Fraud Prosecutions in the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service Glasgow (COPFS).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

March 2015: Appointed ad hoc Advocate Depute (trials)
January 2015: Appointed Ad Hoc Advocate Depute in Sentence Appeal Court

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

She is an Ad Hoc AD in the sentence appeal court. She has a background of 5 years of experience as a senior solicitor in appeals for COPFS.

She has experience of Fatal Accident Inquiries having conducted Fatal Accident Inquiries for COPFS.

Margaret has experience of conducting Extradition Hearings having represented the Lord Advocate at a number of extradition hearings.