LLB (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Dip.LP University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Company and commercial

Media, defamation and privacy

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation


Shane called to the Bar in 2019, as the youngest Advocate in Scotland, having completed his traineeship with one of Scotland’s leading litigation firms.

He has experience in the areas of professional liability, commercial litigation, personal injury and industrial disease. He has appeared regularly in the Sheriff Court, having conducted several proofs and debates. During devilling, he built upon his experience in these areas, as well as gaining exposure to clinical negligence, professional regulation and public law issues.

Shane has a particular interest in professional (including clinical) liability, commercial law, information technology and media law.

He completed his LLB and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh, where he was President of the University of Edinburgh Mooting Society.