Year of Call: 1987
Year of Silk: 2005
Devil Masters: Malcolm G. Thomson QC; Herbert A. Kerrigan QC
Qualifications: LL.B (Hons) Edinburgh University, M.Sc (Distinction) Edinburgh University, Dip.L.P Strathclyde University
Peter has been at the Bar for over 20 years and in that time he has gained experience in a broad range of both Civil and Criminal cases. He is experienced in both the Inner and Outer House of the Court of Session as well as the High Court of Justiciary and Criminal Appeal Court. Peter has also acted in Sheriff court ordinary cause and summary criminal proceedings.
Peter has extensive experience in Personal Injury work, including Clinical Negligence and Professional Negligence, and has acted in Fatal Accident Inquiries at Glasgow sheriff court (medical negligence; death in maternity ward) and Edinburgh (double death in fire at premises in industrial estate in West Lothian). He has advised in respect of compensation for miscarriages of justice by way of written submissions to an Independent Assessor appointed by the Scottish Ministers (2005-2009).
Peter's down to earth approach to the law gives clients confidence in the advice he gives.
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