N Murray

Neil D. Murray Q.C.

Year of Call: 1979

Year of Silk: 1992

Qualifications

LL.B University of Glasgow

M.A. University of Glasgow

Cert. of Prof. in Archaeology University of Glasgow

Special interests

Criminal

Health & Safety

Media, defamation and privacy

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Clerks

Stable telephone number

0141 370 8667

Banny Mackinnon

Angela Bath

Biography

Having completed his law degree course at nineteen Neil continued undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Archaeology before completing a solicitor's apprenticeship in Glasgow.

After a year running a busy court practice in Paisley he joined the Procurator Fiscal service and served four years in Glasgow, most of that as a team leader. He passed advocate in 1979 and took silk in 1992 since when he has been constantly in practice principally in the criminal courts.

He early qualified as a NITA teacher of advocacy skills both in the US and Edinburgh and sat as a Temporary Sheriff from 1988 to 2000. In 2000 and 2001 he was a practising memeber of the Law Library in Dublin.

In addition he has, since calling, been constantly employed as a legal adviser to several Scottish daily newspapers with regard to defamation and contempt of court issues. he also advises a mainstream book publisher.

Appointments

Temporary Sheriff 1988-2000

Duty Lawyer to various newspapers since 1980