R Howie

Robert B.M. Howie Q.C.

Year of Call: 1986

Year of Silk: 2000

Qualifications

LL.B University of Aberdeen

Special interests

Alternative dispute resolution

Construction

Construction

Company and commercial

Biography

Robert Howie QC was admitted as an advocate in 1986. He took silk in 2000.

He has been involved in a large number of adjudications as Counsel, legal adviser or adjudicator. He has also acted as the Court’s reporter in several petition cases including Earl of Balfour, Petitioner 2003 SC (HL) 1 and Chisholm, Petitioner 2006 SLT 394. He regularly appears in the Inner and Outer Houses of the Court of Session. He has appeared in the Sheriff Court, the Lands Tribunal and in several Arbitrations. Robert Howie has also led in the House of Lords and the UK Supreme Court.

Cases

MELVILLE DUNDAS LTD (in receivership) v GEORGE WIMPEY (UK) LTD 2005 S.L.T 24 [2006] BLR 164; [2007]

THE “FAR SERVICE” (SCOTLAND) [2010] 2 LLR 387

THE SCOTTISH LION INSURANCE COMPANY LTD v GOODRICH CORPORATION & OTHERS, [2011] T.L.R. 55

ATLANTIC TELECOM GMBH, NOTER 2004 SLT 1,031

TOR CORPORATE A.S. v CHINA NATIONAL STAR PETROLEUM CORPORATION, 27th JULY 2000 (REPORTED ON APPEAL A