Scottish lawyers

Posted Oct 27, 2009
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  1. Gerard Butler
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    Gerard Butler

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    Gerard James Butler (born 13 November 1969) is a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television. A trained lawyer, Butler turned to acting in the mid-1990s with small roles in productions such as Mrs. Brown (1997), the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), and Tale of the Mummy (1998). In 2000, he starred as Dracula in the horror film Dracula 2000 with Christopher Plummer and Jonny Lee Miller. The following year, he played Attila the Hun in the miniseries Attila (2001).


  2. Alistair Darling
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    Alistair Darling

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    Alistair Maclean Darling (born 28 November 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1987 to 2015, most recently for Edinburgh South West. He was the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 2007 to 2010, and was one of only three people to have served in the Cabinet continuously from Labour's victory in 1997 until its defeat in 2010, the others being Gordon Brown and Jack Straw.


  3. Thomas Carlyle
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    Thomas Carlyle

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    Thomas Carlyle (July 17, 1803 – January 28, 1855) was born in King's Grange near Dumfries in Scotland.


  4. Winnie Ewing
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    Winnie Ewing

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    Winifred Margaret Ewing (born 10 July 1929) is a Scottish nationalist, lawyer and prominent Scottish National Party (SNP) politician who was a Member of Parliament (Hamilton 1967–70; Moray and Nairn 74–79), Member of the European Parliament (Highlands and Islands 1975–1999) and Member of the Scottish Parliament (Highlands and Islands 1999–2003). Her election victory in 1967 was a significant by-election in Scottish political history and began a surge of support for the SNP. She was the SNP Party President from 1987 to 2005.


  5. Neil MacCormick
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    Neil MacCormick

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    Sir Donald Neil MacCormick, QC, FBA, FRSE (27 May 1941 – 5 April 2009), was a Scottish legal philosopher and politician. He was Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at the University of Edinburgh from 1972 until 2008. He was a Member of the European Parliament, member of the Convention on the Future of Europe, and officer of the Scottish National Party.


  6. Iain Bonomy, Lord Bonomy
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    Iain Bonomy, Lord Bonomy

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    Iain Bonomy, Lord Bonomy (born 15 January 1946) is a former Senator of the College of Justice, a judge of the Supreme Courts of Scotland, sitting in the High Court of Justiciary and the Inner House of the Court of Session from 2010 to 2012. From 2004 to 2009, he was a Judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.


  7. Robin McEwan, Lord McEwan
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    Robin McEwan, Lord McEwan

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    Lord McEwan (Robin Gilmour McEwan) is a Scottish lawyer and former judge of the High Court of Justiciary and Court of Session, the country's Supreme Courts.


  8. Sir Stephen Young, 3rd Baronet
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    Sir Stephen Young, 3rd Baronet

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    Sir Stephen Stewart Templeton Young, 3rd Baronet, QC, is a Scottish Baronet and currently holds the post of Sheriff Principal of Grampian, Highland and Islands. He is the third Baronet of Partick.


  9. Paul Laverty
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    Paul Laverty

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    Paul Laverty (born 1957 in Calcutta, India) is a Scottish lawyer and scriptwriter.


  10. William Barclay
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    William Barclay

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    William Barclay (1873 or 1874–1945) was a unionist politician in Northern Ireland.


  11. John Smith (Labour Party leader)
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    John Smith (Labour Party leader)

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    John Smith QC (13 September 1938 – 12 May 1994) was a Scottish Labour Party politician who served as Leader of the Labour Party from July 1992 until his death from a heart attack in May 1994.


  12. David Anderson (engineer)
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    David Anderson (engineer)

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    Sir David Anderson (1880–1953) was a Scottish civil engineer and lawyer.


  13. Derry Irvine, Baron Irvine of Lairg
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    Derry Irvine, Baron Irvine of Lairg

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    Alexander Andrew Mackay Irvine, Baron Irvine of Lairg, PC, QC (born 23 June 1940), known as Derry Irvine, is a Scottish lawyer, judge, and political figure who served as Lord Chancellor under his former pupil barrister, Tony Blair.


  14. Ian Hamilton (lawyer)
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    Ian Hamilton (lawyer)

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    Ian Robertson Hamilton, QC (born 13 September 1925) is a lawyer and Scottish Nationalist. He is best known for his part in the removal of the Stone of Scone from Westminster Abbey in 1950.


  15. Leslie Balfour-Melville
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    Leslie Balfour-Melville

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    Leslie Balfour-Melville (9 March 1854 – 17 July 1937), born Leslie Balfour, was a Scottish amateur sportsman, serving as captain, opening batsman and wicket-keeper for the Scotland national cricket team.


  16. Frank Mulholland
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    Frank Mulholland

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    Frank Mulholland, PC, QC (born 18 April 1959) is a Scottish lawyer and has been Lord Advocate, one of the Great Officers of State of Scotland and the country's chief Law Officer, since 19 May 2011, having previously been Solicitor General, the junior Law Officer. He was the first Advocate Depute and Senior Advocate Depute appointed from within the Procurator Fiscal Service, and only the second non-advocate appointed to the office of Lord Advocate, the first being his predecessor, Elish Angiolini.


  17. Alex Prentice
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    Alex Prentice

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    Alex Prentice QC is a leading Scottish lawyer.


  18. Henry Scrimgeour
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    Henry Scrimgeour

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    Henry Scrimgeour or Scrymgeour (c. 1505 – 23 September 1572) was a diplomat and book collector.


  19. Edward Theodore Salvesen
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    Edward Theodore Salvesen

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    Edward Theodore Salvesen, Lord Salvesen PC QC LLD (Edin.) (20 July 1857 – 23 February 1942) was a Scottish lawyer, politician and judge.


  20. James George Frazer
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    James George Frazer

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    Sir James George Frazer OM FRS FRSE FBA (/ˈfrzər/; 1 January 1854 – 7 May 1941), was a Scottish social anthropologist influential in the early stages of the modern studies of mythology and comparative religion. He is often considered one of the founding fathers of modern anthropology.


  21. Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws
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    Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

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    Helena Ann Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws, QC, FRSA (born 12 May 1950), is a British barrister, broadcaster, and Labour member of the House of Lords. Lady Kennedy of The Shaws, as she is properly styled, is a former chair of the Human Genetics Commission, which advises Her Majesty's Government on ethical, social, and legal issues arising from developments in genetic science.


  22. Craig Thomson (referee)
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    Craig Thomson (referee)

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    Craig Alexander Thomson (born 20 June 1972) is a Scottish football referee, who has been a match official since 1988. He originates from Paisley, Renfrewshire.


  23. George Chalmers
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    George Chalmers

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    George Chalmers (1742 – 31 May 1825) was a Scottish antiquarian and political writer.


  24. James Richardson Logan
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    James Richardson Logan

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    James Richardson Logan (b 10 April 1819 Berwickshire, Scotland, d 20 October 1869 Penang, Straits Settlements) was the man who popularised the name Indonesia after it was coined by the English ethnologist George Windsor Earl. He was a prominent lawyer, an editor of the Pinang Gazette and a former student of Earl who in 1850 published the term 'Indu-nesians' to describe the peoples of the region.


  25. Richard Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane
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    Richard Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane

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    Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane, KT, OM, PC, KC, FRS, FBA, FSA (/ˈhɔːldn/; 30 July 1856 – 19 August 1928) was an influential British Liberal Imperialist and later Labour politician, lawyer and philosopher. He was Secretary of State for War between 1905 and 1912 during which time the "Haldane Reforms" were implemented. Raised to the peerage as Viscount Haldane in 1911, he was Lord Chancellor between 1912 and 1915, when he was forced to resign because of his German sympathies. He later joined the Labour Party and once again served as Lord Chancellor in 1924 in the first ever Labour administration. Apart from his legal and political careers, Haldane was also an influential writer on philosophy, in recognition of which he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1914. A radical liberal, Haldane was also, according to historian Martin Pugh, one of the “best supporters” of David Lloyd George’s “People’s Budget.”


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