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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Commercial / Land & Property Seminar

Friday 21st April 2023

1 William Street, Glasgow G3 8HT

Themis are delighted to invite you to attend our Inaugural Glasgow Conference on Friday 21st April at the Hilton from 1pm-5pm.  Talks will be provided on Commercial and Land & Property.  The event is free to attend, however a donation to our charity of the year Andys Man Club would be appreciated.  You will be accredited 3 hours CPD and is open to all solicitors, trainees and paralegals. 

To register please complete the undernoted registration form.

1:00 – Registration & Refreshments

1:30Andys Man Club (Charity of the Year)

1:45Michael Upton – If Personal Bar is Personal can it also be Real?

2:30Alan McLean KC – The Law of Prescription

3:15 – Refreshment Break

3:30Catherine MacColl – How bright a light at the end of the tunnel? How to consider director’s duties in the face of insolvency following the case of BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA.

4:15Julie McKinley – Case law update

5:00 – Conclusion

5:15 – Drinks and Canapes for which all attendees are invited.