LL.B (Hons) University of Glasgow

Special interests

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Company and commercial


Land Law


Neil regularly conducts commercial law actions at all levels ranging from the Sheriff Court to the Court of Session Commercial Court and He is a member of Westwater stable’s commercial dispute resolution group.

Neil called to the Bar in 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Glasgow. Prior to calling he worked as a solicitor for four years practicing in the commercial sphere.

Neil has developed a keen understanding of property and agricultural law.  His experience of property and agricultural law is spread over the Sheriff Court, the Scottish Land Court, the Lands Tribunal for Scotland and, only recently, the European Court of Justice. He is a member of Westwater stable’s property and environmental law group.

Neil is also regularly instructed in employment law. He has acted for both employer and employee in a broad range of issues predominantly including discrimination and unfair dismissal. 


Friends of Loch Etive v Argyll and Bute Council [2015] CSOH 61

Douglas & Angus Estates v McAllister [2015] CSIH 2

Burton v Keeper of the Registers of Scotland 2014 SLT (Lands Tr) 69

Joint Administrators of Questway Ltd v Simpson [2012] CSOH 107