Katharine Muir

Year of Call: 2022

07772 580271
katharine.muir@advocates.org.uk
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Katharine Muir called to the Bar in 2022 after 6 years as a solicitor in private practice. She has a varied civil practice which includes professional regulation, clinical negligence, product liability, judicial review, defamation, construction litigation and contractual disputes. She appears regularly in the Sheriff Courts and Court of Session and has been instructed in group proceedings.

Katharine has a particular interest in product liability. She has worked on some of the most high-profile product liability cases in Scotland as solicitor and since coming to the Bar. She has also advised manufacturers on product compliance and safety, labelling and advertising.

Katharine tutors on the Commercial Law course at the University of Strathclyde.

Notable cases since calling

Various pursuers v Volkswagen Aktiengesellshaft & Ors [2022]
NOx Emissions Group Proceedings

Practice Areas
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Alan Moffat

Advocates' Clerk

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Jennifer Dunn

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Sheena Hume

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Shawn McArthur

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Kathryn Ferguson

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

Working in Office

Emma Busby

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Career
  • Devil, Faculty of Advocates (2021 – 2022) Devilmasters: Ewen Campbell, Scott Manson and Tony Lenehan
  • Solicitor then Senior Solicitor, Burness Paull LLP (2018 – 2021)
  • Trainee Solicitor then Solicitor, BLM (2014 – 2018)
Qualifications
  • Dip LP, University of Glasgow (2013)
  • LLB (Honours), University of Glasgow (2012)