Kirsty Shaw

Year of Call: 2024

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Kirsty Shaw called to the Bar in 2024, having previously worked as a solicitor at a leading commercial law firm.

Kirsty practices principally in the field of commercial disputes and has particular experience of construction project litigation. She also has considerable experience in professional liability, insolvency and property litigation. In addition, Kirsty has an interest in public and planning law and clinical negligence.

She has represented a broad range of clients in a number of complex disputes of substantial value in court and at arbitration, adjudication and mediation.

Kirsty is currently a tutor in Contract law and Unjustified Enrichment, Commercial law and Evidence at the University of Edinburgh.

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Normal business hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
+44 (0)131 260 5674 (9am to 5pm)

Alan Moffat

Advocates' Clerk

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Jennifer Dunn

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

(working days Mondays to Thursdays)

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Sheena Hume

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Shawn McArthur

Deputy Advocates' Clerk


Kathryn Ferguson

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Emma Busby

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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  • June 2024: Admitted to the Faculty of Advocates
  • 2023 – 2024: Devil at the Faculty of Advocates, having devilled to Scott Manson and Wendy Culross
  • 2019: Qualified as a solicitor
  • 2015 – 2016: Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Edinburgh
  • 2011 – 2015: LLB in law, University of Aberdeen
  • 2023 – Present: Tutor in Contract Law & Unjustified Enrichment, Commercial Law and Evidence at the University of Edinburgh