A O'Neill

Aidan O'Neill K.C.

Year of Call: 1987

Year of Silk: 1999


LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh (1st Class)

LL.M (Hons) University of Sydney Australia (1st Class)

LL.M European University Institute, Florence

LL.D Edinburgh University

Special interests



Decisions of the European Court of Justice and Thier Consitutional

Implications, Butterworths 1994

EC Law for UK Lawyers; The Domestic Impact of EC Law within the UK

Butterworths 1994 (co-Author) (2nd edition 2005)

Judicial Review in Scotland; A Practitioner's Guide Butterworths 1999

"The Human Rights Act and The Scotland Act' Chapter 1 - A Practical

Guide to Human Rights Law in Scotland (Ed. Lord Reed)

W.Green, 2001

Judging Democracy: The Devolutionary Settlement and the Scottish

Constitution" Chapter 2 of Building the new Supreme Court (A.

Le Sueur Ed.) OUP 2004

Numerous articles in academic journals including The Tablet, Punlic

Law, Modern Law Review, European Human Rights Law Review, Edinburgh

Law Review, Judicial Review, Common Market Law Review, Legal Studies



Vice Convener, Advocates European Law Group 1995-

Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Education Department 1997-1999