Famous Lawyers from Scotland

List of notable or famous lawyers from Scotland, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Scotland and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Scotland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Scottish lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Scotland is included when available.

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This historic lawyers from Scotland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Scottish lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Scotland?" These prominent lawyers of Scotland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Scottish lawyers.

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    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    Aamer Anwar (born 30 December 1967) is a Scottish-based lawyer of Pakistani background, and the current Rector of the University of Glasgow. He campaigned on behalf of the family of murder victim ...more
  • Adam Cockburn, Lord Ormiston

    Adam Cockburn, Lord Ormiston

    Dec. at 79 (1656-1735)
    Adam Cockburn, Laird of Ormiston, Lord Ormiston (1656 – 16 April 1735), was a Scottish administrator, politician and judge. He served as Commissioner for Haddington Constabulary in the parliaments of ...more
  • Alexander Pollock (born 21 July 1944) is a former Scottish Conservative Party politician and now a sheriff. He was educated at Rutherglen Academy, Glasgow Academy, Brasenose College, Oxford and at ...more
    • Birthplace: Municipal Borough of Hendon, United Kingdom
    Alistair Maclean Darling, Baron Darling of Roulanish, (born 28 November 1953), is a British Labour Party politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 2007-2010 ...more
  • Andrew Constable, Lord Constable
    Dec. at 63 (1865-1928)
    "Lord Constable" redirects here; not to be confused with the subsidiary title of the Viscount of Dunbar. Arthur Henderson Briggs "Andrew" Constable, Lord Constable (3 March 1865 – 4 November 1928) ...more
  • Andrew Graham Murray, 1st Viscount Dunedin, (21 November 1849 – 21 August 1942) was a Scottish politician and judge. He served as Secretary for Scotland between 1903 and 1905, as Lord Justice ...more