Themis Advocates

Andrew Devlin

Year of Call: 1998


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Andrew called to the Bar in 1998 and since then has developed a substantial judicial review and appellate practice.  He specialises in nationality, immigration & asylum law and human rights law.  Andrew regularly appears before the Outer and Inner Houses of the Court of Session and has also appeared before the House of Lords and the Privy Council, as well as in Public Local Inquiries and various tribunals.


  • Public Local Inquiry into the validity of planning permission for a Super Quarry in Lingerbay, Isle of Harris (2002)
  • Buchanan v McLean 2002 SC (PC) 1
  • Tehrani v Secretary of State for the Home Department
  • HM Advocate v Dorothy Fasola, 19 September 2007
  • H A v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2007] CSIH 65

General Information

  • Devil Masters: R Gilmour Ivey QC, Jock M W Thomson QC, Andrew J Lamb QC, Iain W F Ferguson QC, James Reilly
  • Qualifications: LL.B University of Glasgow; Dip. L.P. University of Glasgow
  • Standing junior counsel to the Scottish Executive (2003-2006)
  • Appointed as an Immigration Judge (2006)