Professional Experience

Murray called to the Bar in 2019 after 10 years as a solicitor in private practice. He was the 2018 – 2019 Faculty Scholar. He has a background in accountancy and an LLM in Construction Law.

Murray’s principal area of practice is in commercial law. He has a particular interest in construction disputes. He also acts for clients in relation to contractual actions, clinical and professional liability cases, and insurance matters.

Murray appears regularly in the Court of Session (including the Commercial Court) and in the Sheriff Court. He represents clients in adjudications, arbitrations, and mediations.

Professional Career to date

Devilmasters: Gordon Balfour, Miranda Hamilton, Edith Forrest

June 2019: Admitted to Faculty of Advocates

September 2018 – June 2019: Devil

December 2014 – September 2018: Associate, BLM         

October 2008 – December 2014: Solicitor then Associate, Harper Macleod LLP

October 2006 – October 2008: Trainee Solicitor, Harper Macleod LLP

Education & Professional Qualifications

Member of Faculty of Advocates

Faculty Scholar (2018 – 2019)

LLM Construction Law (Distinction), University of Strathclyde (2017)

Diploma in Legal Practice, Glasgow Graduate School of Law (2006)

LLB, University of Strathclyde (2005)

B.Acc, University of Glasgow (2002)