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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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Aamer Anwar is a prominent Scottish lawyer of Pakistani background who is noted for his left-wing political views and several associated controversies. He was an active participant in the Stop the War Coalition, campaigned against the 31st G8 summit at Gleneagles and against the closure of the ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Profession: Solicitor, Lawyer

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Adam Cockburn, Lord Ormiston


Adam Cockburn, Laird of Ormiston, Lord Ormiston, was a Scottish administrator, politician and judge. He served as Commissioner for Haddington Constabulary in the parliaments of 1681-2 and 1689, and in the conventions of 1678 and 1689. He was appointed Lord Justice Clerk on 28 November 1692. Cockburn ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1656-1735)

Profession: Judge, Lawyer


Alexander Pollock is a former Scottish Conservative Party politician and now a sheriff. He was educated at Rutherglen Academy, Glasgow Academy, Brasenose College, Oxford and at Edinburgh University. He was employed as a solicitor from 1970 to 1973 before becoming an advocate in 1973. He was ...more

Age: 72

Profession: Lawyer

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Alistair Darling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Lawyers from Scotland
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Alistair Darling is a British Labour Party politician who was a Member of Parliament from 1987 to 2015, most recently for Edinburgh South West. He was the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Labour Government from 2007 to 2010, and was one of only three people to have served in the Cabinet ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Eurasia, Municipal Borough of Hendon, United Kingdom

Profession: Politician, Lawyer

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