LL.B (Hons) (Edinburgh)

Dip LP (Edinburgh)

Special interests

Company and commercial

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation

Public law, including judicial review and human rights


David called to the Bar in 2021 as a Faculty Scholar. During his period of devilling, David gained experience in a variety of public law matters, including immigration, housing law, prison law and human rights cases.  He was also involved in a number of commercial disputes and clinical negligence actions.

As a solicitor, David worked in the Healthcare, Public and Regulatory team at Anderson Strathern. David worked on a wide variety of public law matters and has experience of judicial review and statutory appeals to the Court of Session. He also maintained a practice of medical negligence and personal injury work.

David has a specialist interest in professional disciplinary law. As a solicitor he regularly appeared either as Case Presenter or for the defence before the General Teaching Council for Scotland, Scottish Social Services Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council.