Themis Advocates

Andrew Devlin

Senior counsel

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.

Cases

  • 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

TBC

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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