Gavin Stuart Douglas

 

RD, QC, MA, LLB;

b. 12.6.32

Education: South Morningside School; George Heriot's School; Edinburgh University.

Qualified as Solicitor, 1955; National Service, Royal Navy; admitted to Faculty of Advocates, 1958; Sub-editor (part-time), The, Scotsman, 1957-61; Member, Lord Advocate's Department in London, (as Parliamentary Draftsman) 1961-64; returned to practice at Scots Bar, 1964; Junior Counsel to Board of Trade, 1965-71; Counsel to Scottish Law Commission, 1965-96; Hon. Sheriff, 1965-71; a Chairman of Industrial Tribunals, 1966-78; QC, 1971; Counsel to Secretary of State for Scotland under Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, 1969-1975, Senior Counsel under that Act 1975-2002; Member, Lothian Health Board, 1981-85; Member, Board, Leith Nautical College, 1981-84; Editor, Session Cases, seven volumes, 1976-82; Temporary Sheriff, 1990-99; President, Temporary Sheriffs' Association, 1998-99.

Recreations: golf; skiing.

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