LL.B (Hons) University of Glasgow

Special interests


Company and commercial

Land Law

Planning and Environmental


Denis is an advocate with Terra Firm Chambers, he called to the Scottish Bar in 2014, following 20 years in practice as a solicitor. Since calling, he has developed a busy practice in the areas of commercial contracts, planning, construction, commercial leasing, and property law matters generally.

Denis is a co-author of ‘Commercial Law in Scotland’ (3rd Edition), with Professor Fraser Davidson and Professor Laura Macgregor, and tutors on the honours-level course in ‘Commercial Leasing’ at Edinburgh University.

Prior to switching to litigation in 2012, Denis was a partner in Brodies LLP’s commercial property department, and was recognised by Chambers and Legal 500 for his expertise in that field.