Andrew Devlin

Junior (Called for over seven years)

Year of call: 1998

General information

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
  • 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)

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: