Andrew Crawford

Junior (Called for over seven years)

Year of call: 2014

General information

Andrew has a busy personal injury practice in the Court of Session and All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court, appearing for both pursuer and defenders. He is regularly instructed in matters involving accidents in the workplace, occupiers’ liability, and in fatal cases.

In 2022, Andrew was appointed as Standing Junior to the Office of Advocate General of Scotland.

Andrew graduated from the University of St Andrews in 1999 with a Master of Arts in Economics. He then trained as an actor, graduating from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art with a Postgraduate Diploma in Acting. 

Andrew went on to have concurrent careers, working as a strategy consultant in the City of London advising large UK and international corporates, whilst also acting professionally. He appeared in a number of films, television programmes and theatrical productions.

Andrew returned to University to study Law, graduating from the University of Edinburgh with the degree of Bachelor of Laws with distinction in 2011 and the Diploma in Legal practise in 2012. He has tutored on a variety of private and public law subjects on the LLB course at Edinburgh.

Andrew undertook a bar traineeship with Simpson and Marwick.

Ranked Band 2 for Personal Injury/Medical Negligence  in the Legal 500 UK 2024 edition“A junior with a meticulous eye for detail.”

Recent Cases:

Caroline Beaton v Ocean Terminal Ltd, [2018] CSOH 74

David Brown v Aviva Insurance Ltd, [2017] SLT (Sh. Ct.) 257

SJ as Guardian of L v Cala Management Ltd [2019] SC EDIN 46

  • Devilmasters: Jane Smith, Duncan Hamilton KC and Niall McCluskey

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: