Themis Advocates

Andrew Brown QC

Senior Counsel

Year of call: 1995 | Year of silk: 2010

General information

Andrew Brown QC 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

Contact

T: 0131 260 5654

Clerks and contact

Elizabeth Archibald

John-Ross Morland

Themis Advocates Inaugural Conference

Thurs 8th Sep 2022

We are delighted to invite you to attend our Inaugural Personal Injury Conference which will take place on Thursday 8th September at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR. The event is free to attend,  accredited for 3 hours CPD and open to all solicitors, trainees and paralegals.

1:00pm –  Registration & Refreshments

1:30pm – Introduction

1:45pm  – Alan McLean QC – Recent developments in limitation

2:30pm  – Michael Dempsey – QOCS: One Year On

3:15pm –  Refreshment Break

3:30pm – David James – Evidence, experts and issues at proof

4:15pm – Chris Miller – Quantum Update: Judicial Awards in Personal Injury and Fatal Accident Cases in Scotland

5:00pm – Conclusion

5:15pm – Drinks & Canapés for which all attendees are invited

Steven Walker QC 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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