Ronnie Clancy QC

Year of Call: 1990
Silk: 2002

0131 226 5071
ronald.clancy@advocates.org.uk

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He is prepared to take on and fight the hard cases; he's truly excellent with clients

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Ronnie Clancy QC qualified as an advocate in 1990. He took silk in 2002. His primary interest is in civil litigation. He has a wide-ranging practice in commercial disputes, administrative law and personal injury claims including clinical negligence. He has appeared in the House of Lordsnumerous cases in the Court of Session (Inner and Outer Houses) in Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland and in a wide range of tribunals.

He served as a full time Advocate-Depute from 1995 to 1998 since when he has maintained a keen interest in criminal prosecution appearing as an ad-hoc Depute for the Crown in numerous criminal appeals. From 2007 to 2009 he was Senior Crown Counsel in the Lockerbie appeal.

He has developed an interest in professional conduct cases and has appeared in the NHS Tribunal, the GMC and the Scottish Football Association Disciplinary Appeal Board. He recently acted for the snooker player John Higgins in disciplinary proceedings brought by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association.

He has acted for the BBC in interdict proceedings and applications for recall of court orders prohibiting or restricting press reporting of court proceedings, most recently in the recent appeal by Nat Fraser.

He has negotiated settlements in hundreds of damages claims over the years including several seven figure claims.

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