R McTaggart

Rosalyn McTaggart

Year of Call: 2021

Optimum Advocates

Qualifications

LL.B (Glasgow)

Dip LP (Glasgow)

Special interests

Criminal

Public and fatal accident inquiries

Public law, including judicial review and human rights

Clerks

Stable telephone number

0141 370 8667

Angela Bath

Laura Kenney

Biography

Rosalyn called to the bar as a Lord Hope scholar after 7 years as a solicitor. 

She has appeared at Sheriff courts across Scotland and instructed Counsel at the High Court, and Court of Session.    

Rosalyn is experienced in complex, sensitive, and reputational matters including terrorism, murder, sexual offences, serious and organised crime, firearms, and drug offences.

Rosalyn was part of a team representing a core participant at the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry.  She has experience of Mental Health Tribunals and children’s referrals. 

During devilling, Rosalyn gained experience in public law, human rights, and reparation.

As a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Criminal Law Committee, Rosalyn gave evidence to the Justice Committee.  She was part of the judicially-led review of the management of sexual offence cases, chaired by the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian; and a member of the Scottish Government implementation group for the Vulnerable Witness (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Act 2019.