LL.B (Hons) University of Glasgow

Special interests


Company and commercial

Land Law

Planning and Environmental


Denis is a highly experienced and commercially focused advocate. He has developed a busy and interesting practice at the Scottish Bar, focusing on real estate disputes, commercial leasing, planning, and contract law. He is a member of the UK Property Bar Association.

He is ranked in the latest editions of Chambers & Partners UK and Legal 500: "One of the best at the Bar without a doubt. He has incredible knowledge of the law and is excellent at dealing with clients. He takes a very methodical but practical and commercial approach." (Chambers UK, 2022)

Denis is co-author of the student/practitioner book, ‘Dilapidations and Service Charge’ (E.U.P., 2019), and is a contributing author of student textbook ‘Commercial Law in Scotland’ (6th Edition, 2020). He is also a course co-ordinator at Edinburgh University on “Commercial Leasing”, an honours-level degree course on commercial real estate leasing.