LL.B (Hons) Robert Gordon University

Dip.LP Robert Gordon University

Special interests

Company and commercial



Professional liability and regulation


Duncan called to the Bar as a Lord Hope Scholar and practices principally in the field of commercial law with a particular interest in contractual, construction and engineering, professional negligence and employment disputes.  Before coming to the Bar he gained experience in litigation and commercial law working at well-known national and international firms.

Duncan has considerable experience at the sharp end of litigation having appeared in courts and tribunals regularly throughout his career. He has appeared in the Court of Session (including the Commercial Court), Sheriff Court and the Employment and Employment Appeal Tribunals. He also accepts instructions in adjudications, arbitrations and mediations.

Since calling, Duncan has built a varied commercial law practice. He has been instructed in complex and high-value disputes concerning professional negligence, contract and construction and engineering litigation.

Duncan is also instructed in the full range of employment disputes and has appeared predominantly for respondent/employer clients.