Timothy Young

Year of Call: 2013

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"He has a sharp legal mind. Every angle is covered, which means that no matter how hard our opponents try, nothing comes as a surprise.”

Chambers 2019, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Up and Coming

“He’s very good with the detail and is extremely good on his feet as well.” “He’s astute and good on the technical side of things.” (Chambers 2018, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Up and Coming)

Exceptionally intelligent with a gift for honing in on the points that matter‘ (Legal 500 (2019), Property, Construction and Agriculture)

Technically excellent in public procurement matters‘ (Legal 500 (2019), Civil Liberties, Human Rights, Public Inquiries, and Public and Administrative Law)

Clients appreciate his confident yet approachable demeanour‘ (Legal 500 (2019), Company and Insolvency)

He works extremely hard; he very much rolls up his sleeves and gets on with it.’ (Chambers 2020, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Band 2)

Tim Young’s practice focuses on commercial and public law disputes. Since calling to the Bar in 2013, he has quickly developed a busy and wide-ranging practice in many areas of commercial law including commercial contract disputes (particularly construction and IT contracts), trusts, property (including agricultural and crofting matters), banking, insolvency, and intellectual property. He is regularly instructed in complex and high profile litigations in these areas, with senior counsel and alone. He routinely appears in the Court of Session, Sheriff Court, Scottish Land Court, and Lands Tribunal for Scotland.

He has, also, developed a broad experience of judicial review and statutory appeals in public and administrative law matters. He has particular experience of public procurement disputes and professional discipline matters. As well as appearing in Court, he has appeared in a wide variety of tribunals, committees, and disciplinary hearings.

Prior to calling to the Bar, Tim was a solicitor at a large commercial law firm. He graduated with a first class honours from the University of Strathclyde. He has, also, maintained links with academia through tutoring Business Entities and Constitutional Law at both the University of Edinburgh and Napier University, and as an external examiner at Robert Gordon University. He is, also, the Deputy Editor of Session Cases.

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