B.A. (Hons) University of York

LL.B. University of Glasgow

Dip.L.P. Glasgow Graduate School of Law

Chartered Tax Adviser

Special interests

Company and commercial

Professional liability and regulation

Tax, trusts, succession and pensions


Gordon has a commercial practice, with a particular focus on taxation, trusts and executries. He is ranked Tier 1 by the Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation and separately for Tax, Trusts and Pensions. He has appeared in the Supreme Court, the Outer and Inner Houses of the Court of Session, the Sheriff Court and various tribunals. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He also accepts instructions in public procurement and compulsory purchase cases.


There's a catch, Tax. 2019, 182(4682), 8 - 11

Ripe for redevelopment, Tax. 2018, 181(4633), 10-12

Extrinsic evidence in the interpretation of testamentary writing

S.L.T. 2017, 5, 11-15

Hidden Dangers, Tax. 2017, 179(4605), 18-19

Is VAT it for indirect enrichment? S.L.T. 2017, 24, 133-137