Peter W. Ferguson Q.C.

Year of Call: 1987

Year of Silk: 2005

Qualifications

LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

M.Sc University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Criminal

Health & Safety

Personal Injury

Public law, including judicial review and human rights

Clerks

Stable telephone number

0131 260 5830

Emma Potter

Andrew Veitch

Tracy Whitelaw

Biography

Admitted to practice in 1987 Mr Ferguson has extensive experience in criminal proceedings including appellate proceedings.

He is presently an ad hoc AD and has been a Member of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission since 2011. He also has considerable experience of personal injuries litigation including medical negligence,  and judicial review actions including human rights issues. He has published extensively on academic and practical areas of criminal law, procedure and evidence including human rights questions.

Cases

Publications

Crimes Against the Person, (2nd ed.) Butterworths, Edinburgh 1998

Crimes Against Public Order and Decency, Ch17 of Vol. 7 of the

Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia.

Jurisdiction and Criminal Law in Scotland and England in Justice &

Crime: Essays in Honour of Lord Emslie, T & T Clark, Edinburgh 1993

Annotations to Divisions B and C in Renton & Brown, Criminal Procedure

Legislation

Annotations to Division A in Renton & Brown's Statutory Offences