Duncan McPhie has regularly been instructed in numerous
high-profile cases as Leader, Junior alone and Junior working with
Senior, both in civil and criminal matters.
He has appeared in the High Court, the Court of Session and
numerous other Courts and Tribunals. He has also conducted Appeals,
and regularly drafts legal opinions. In the course of carrying out
this work he has developed a successful practice since he first
came to the Bar.
He has also presented at professional seminars legal and
otherwise and tutored in criminal law. His experience has allowed
him to develop excellent advocacy and client-counselling skills and
enabled him to gain a superb working knowledge of court procedure.
He has been instructed in a wide variety of challenging cases
ranging from terrorism to divorce to childrens referrals amongst
LL.B (Hons) University of Glasgow
M.Sc London School of Economics
M.B.A. Trinity College, Dublin
Former Tutor, Criminal Law, University of Glasgow
External Examiner in Law, Glasgow Caledonian University
Pro-bono Counsel to North Ayrshire Law Centre, Scotland, 1996 to
Appointed to United Nations list of Approved Counsel for
Yugoslavian War Crimes Trials, 1998.
Admitted to Associate Membership of Chartered Institute of
Arbitrators, London, 2004.