Lord Drummond Young returns to the bar after almost 20 years judicial experience. He does so for the purposes of accepting instructions as an arbitrator (domestic or international), mediator and to provide opinions and expert evidence.
After a career spanning 25 years at the bar, Lord Drummond Young was appointed a Senator of Justice in the Court of Session in 2001 and sat in the commercial court until 2012 before being appointed to the Inner House to 2020. He was also the Chairman of the Scottish Law Commission.
1976: Year of call
1988: Queen's Counsel
1986-1988: Standing Junior Counsel to the Inland Revenue
1984-1986: Standing Junior Counsel to the Department of Industry
2013-2020: Senator of the College of Justice until February 2020 (Inner House)
2001: Appointed to the Court of Session: 2001
2001-2012: Judge of the Commercial Court (within the Court of Session)
2007-2011:Chairman of the Scottish Law Commission
BA, 1971 University of Cambridge: First Class Honours in both parts of Tripos
LLM, 1972 Harvard University: Joseph Hodges Choate Memorial Fellow, 1971-1972
LLB, 1974 Edinburgh University: First Cass Honours in Scots Law