Niall R. McCluskey

Year of Call: 1995

Optimum Advocates


LL.B. University of Aberdeen

Dip. L.P. University of Aberdeen

Special interests



Immigration and asylum

Public law, including judicial review and human rights


Stable telephone number

0141 370 8667

Angela Bath

Laura Kenney


Niall McCluskey has  vast experience of criminal trials. He has been involved in hundreds of cases prosecuting and defending at all levels including prosecuting and defending Murder trials.

He also has extensive experience of Criminal appeal cases. He has acted in numerous appeals including appearing in Murder appeals.
McCluskey has also acted in a number of lengthy fraud cases.
In addition he has  significant experience of Extradition cases. He has acted in approximately seventy cases at first instance and a number of appeals. McCluskey also has a particular interest in
Human Rights
with respect to both Criminal Law and Extradition and has  acted in numerous cases where human rights arguments have featured. McCluskey has also acted in a number of Employment Law and Professional Disciplinary Proceedings. He has also acted in
Judicial Review,Immigration and Prisoners' Rights