Themis Advocates

Jordanna Blockley

Junior (Called for under seven years)

Year of call: 2022

General information

Jordanna practiced as an asylum and immigration solicitor in Glasgow for 5 years  before calling to the Bar in 2022. She has appeared regularly in the Immigration and Asylum Tribunal in Glasgow, representing clients in asylum, immigration and deportation appeals. She has a particular interest in refugee law, with a focus on assisting vulnerable asylum seekers, unaccompanied minors, victims of human trafficking and victims of torture.

As a devil she gained broader public law experience in cases involving challenges to housing association decisions, challenges to local authority foster care arrangements, challenges to the legislative competency of the Scottish Parliament, and a challenge to a decision of Crown Estates Scotland.

Jordanna has also gained experience in personal injury actions such as workplace accidents and occupier and public liability claims from both a pursuer and a defender perspective. She has experience of clinical negligence work in cases involving death and permanent disablement, including mesothelioma arising from asbestos exposure, damage caused by pelvic mesh inserts, and obstetric failures.

Areas of expertise


T: 0131 226 2881

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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