Andrew Brown KC

Senior Counsel

Year of call: 1995 | Year of silk: 2010

General information

Andrew Brown has returned to full time practice after serving as an Advocate Depute for over five years. During his time in Crown Office Andrew prosecuted multiple trials in the High Court, including ten murders.

He has appeared in the Supreme Court as lead counsel for both the defence and the Crown.

Andrew has expertise in Health and Safety Law and has been Crown Counsel responsible for that area since 2013.  As an amateur pilot he has a special interest in aviation matters. 

He appeared on behalf of the Lord Advocate in the Court of Session, successfully recovering black box recorders in the Sumburgh case.

Andrew has recently represented the Crown at the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the Jim Clark and Snowman rally deaths.  Andrew has also appeared in the Supreme Court.

Those who instruct him have commented on his personable nature and ability to advise clients in a no-nonsense manner.

  • LL.B (Hons) Aberdeen University
  • Convenor/Legal Member Mental Health Tribunal Scotland
  • Publications
  • Wheatley’s Road Traffic Law of Scotland 4th edition 2007

Areas of expertise


T: 0131 260 5654

Steven Walker KC to speak at the flagship event of Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC)

We are delighted to invite you to attend the flagship event of Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC) “International ADR Week 2022” with the most excited topic that you are looking for “Arbitration and ADR Beyond the Pandemic”. 

The webinar is entitled “Arbitration and ADR Beyond the Pandemic” and will feature Steven Walker QC of Themis Advocates.

14th July 2022 at 10:00 – 18:00 (GMT+7 Thailand time)

Please register from this link here



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Employment Law Conference

Friday 24th May 2024

The Royal Mile, 80 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

Themis Advocates are delighted to invite you to attend our Employment Law Conference on Friday 24th May at the Radisson Blu, High Street, Edinburgh from 1pm-5pm.  The event is free to attend, open to all solicitors, trainees and paralegals and you will be accredited 3 hours CPD.


1300 hrs – Registration & Refreshments

1330 hrsKaterina SteinCase Law Update

1415 hrs – Catherine MacColl – Venturing beyond the contract – the quest for the true agreement in employment relationships

1500 hrs – Refreshment Break

1520 hrsDavid James – Whistleblowing Update

1600 hrsTim Haddow Free Speech and the Workplace

1645 hrs – Conclusion

1700 hrs – Drinks & Canapés to which all attendees are invited

To book your place please register here: