He is commercial, decisive and straight-talking when giving advice and is perceptive and persuasive when in courtChambers 2016 "Up and Coming"
“He’s smart, proactive and pragmatic – a future star.” “He’s highly intelligent, great with clients and very approachable.” (Chambers, 2019, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Band 2)
“Very impressive ability to translate academic skills into practical advice to clients. Good on his feet as well” (Chambers, 2019, Real Estate Litigation, “Up and Coming”) “Very good analytical skills” (Chambers, 2019, Tax, “Up and Coming”)
“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, Band 2; Real Estate Litigation, “Up and Coming”)
“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, “Up and Coming”)
“He is commercial, decisive and straight-talking when giving advice and is perceptive and persuasive when in court” (Chambers, 2016, Commercial Dispute Resolution, “Up and Coming’)
Ross’s practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, company and insolvency law, property law, tax and trusts. He has a significant advisory practice in all these areas. Ross appears regularly in commercial litigation in the Court of Session as well as in the sheriff courts. Ross is a standing junior counsel to the Advocate General (HMRC) where he appears regularly in tribunals as well as in the Court of Session. He has a subsidiary interest 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 has been instructed as an expert witness on Scots law in foreign litigation.
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