"Very thorough and gets to grips with complex issues quickly. He's so commercial, practical in his approach and proactive. He is hugely impressive."Chambers 2020, Commercial Dispute Resolution
Legal 500 (2020) Band 1 for Commercial Litigation; Property, Construction and Agriculture; and Tax, Trusts and Pensions.
Very smart, knowledgeable and intelligent. Technically he is extremely good, but he is also a very good communicator and an excellent advocate.” (Chambers, 2020, Commercial Dispute Resolution)
“Highly intelligent, great with clients and very approachable.” (Chambers, Commercial Dispute Resolution, 2020)
“He’s smart, proactive and pragmatic – a future star.” “He’s highly intelligent, great with clients and very approachable.” (Chambers, 2019, Commercial Dispute Resolution) “Very impressive ability to translate academic skills into practical advice to clients. Good on his feet as well” (Chambers, 2019, Real Estate Litigation) “Very good analytical skills” (Chambers, 2019, Tax)
“He’s a junior with an extremely good sense of commerciality and pragmatism and has an excellent manner when dealing with solicitors and clients.” “He’s very good on particularly complex technical disputes.” (Chambers, 2018, Commercial Dispute Resolution; Real Estate Litigation) “He has a fantastic ability to get to grips with the commercial reality of a dispute, as well as the legal and factual issues.” “A rising star at the Commercial Bar” (Chambers, 2017, Commercial Dispute Resolution)
“He is commercial, decisive and straight-talking when giving advice and is perceptive and persuasive when in court” (Chambers 2016, Commercial Dispute Resolution)
Ross’s practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, company and insolvency law, property law, trusts and tax. He appears regularly in the Commercial Court. Ross is a standing junior counsel to HM Revenue & Customs where he appears regularly in UK tribunals as well as in the Court of Session. He is also experienced in public law and human rights cases. In 2015, Ross acted as junior counsel for the respondent Member of Parliament successfully opposing the orders sought in the first Election Petition to be heard in Scotland in fifty years.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the European Law Institute and an Honorary Research Fellow of the School of Law in the University of Glasgow.
- Administrative & Public Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Banking, Finance and Pensions
- Civil Liberties, Human Rights and EU Law
- Commercial Dispute Resolution
- Information Technology
- Intellectual Property
- International Law
- Professional Liability
- Real Estate Litigation
- Trusts and Succession