Faculty of Advicates Arbitration

Details of Professional Practice

Ross practises principally in commercial dispute resolution, including real estate litigation. He appears regularly in the Commercial Court in the Court of Session, as well as in the sheriff courts. He is standing junior counsel to HMRC in Scotland, and appears regularly on behalf of HMRC and the Advocate General for Scotland in the tribunal system as well as in the Court of Session. He has appeared too in the Scottish Land Court and the Election Court; he has given oral evidence to the Scottish Parliament; and he has experience of making applications to the European Court of Human Rights.

He has experience of international arbitrations under the Arbitration Act 1996 and the LCIA rules; as well as of domestic arbitrations and expert determinations under the Scottish Arbitration Rules in the commercial property and agricultural sectors. He has been instructed too in court applications in support of arbitrations (such as s 1 petitions to recover documents for use in arbitration or motions in relation to sists for arbitration).


Qualifications

LL.B Hons (University of Edinburgh)

Ph.D (University of Edinburgh)

Special Interests

Construction

Company and commercial

Energy

Land Law

Professional Memberships

The Faculty of Advocates
MCIArb, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2016-)
Fellow, European Law Institute (2011-)
Honorary Research Fellow, School of Law, University of Glasgow (2012-)
Former Visiting Professor of Immovable Property law, Institute of Law, Jersey (2010-2015)
Former Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg
Lecturer in Corporate and Financial Law, University of Glasgow (2008-2012)
Former solicitor and notary public

Appointments

Standing Junior Counsel to HMRC

Fellow, European Law Institute

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Glasgow

Former Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Inter

International Private Law, Hamburg

Languages

German

French