LL.B (Hons) University of Dundee

Postgraduate Diploma in Energy Law University of Dundee

Special interests


Immigration and asylum

Public law, including judicial review and human rights


Ken works mainly in the areas of public and human rights law and employment and discrimination law.

He practises in Scotland and England (where he was called to the Bar in 2000).  He appears in the Court of Session, sheriff courts, and tribunals including the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal. Ken’s judicial review cases often have a European Law and Human Rights Law dimension. He has been instructed in a wide range of matters including immigration, education and public procurement law. Ken is also instructed in cases concerning discrimination in the provision of services under the Equality 2010 and was appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission panel of counsel.
Ken represents employers, employees and trades unions in all areas of employment and discrimination law and is ranked in Chambers as a leading junior in this area.  He is currently instructed in several multiple holiday pay claims.


Sturridge v General Teaching Council for Scotland

Fox Solicitors Limited v The Advocate General for Scotland

Kidron House v Howie

Graham Wallace v Energy Support Management Limited

Andrew Sneddon v Carr-Gomm Scotland Limited


Punishing Decision: Protective Awards Punitive Not Compensatory (2004)

No Entry: A Critical Reading of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996

State Liability for Breach of European Law (1996)

Challenging Exclusion Orders (1996)

Discretionary Lifers and Parole (1995)

Banking Beyond the Single Market: Monetary Policy and the European

Central Bank (1994)

The Role of Auditors in Protecting Against Bank Fraud (1994)

Emergent Trends in Bank Supervision in the UK (1993)

Banking Supervision after Bingham: The end of an era? (1993)

The Europeanisation of Banking Regulation (1990)

Fulham Football Club v Cabra, Note (1992)

Cross-Border Electronic Banking: Opportunities or Risk? (1994)

Bank of Credit & Commerce International SA v Aboody & Another (1993)

Blumberg, The Multinational Challenge to Corporation Law:

The Search for a New Corporate Personality (1993)

Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Bankers: Volume 1 (1992)

Regulation of Foreign Banks: United States and International (1993)