John B Stirling > Gillespie Macandrew LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Gillespie Macandrew LLP
5 ATHOLL CRESCENT
EDINBURGH
Scotland

Work Department

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Position

Partner and Solicitor-Advocate specialising in property litigation; (Danish Forestry Ltd v Scottish Coal Ltd, Sustainable Shetland v The Scottish Ministers), RSPB v Scottish Ministers, corporate reconstructions (Sportech plc Petitioner), Premier Oil plc, construction (Maxi Construction v Mortons Rolls; Holt v Colt), constitutional law (Clancy v Caird; Salvesen v Riddle), and charities (clerk to the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Clerk to the Incorporation of Goldsmiths of Edinburgh).

Career

Trained W&J Burness WS; qualified 1992; WS 1998; WS council 2001-2003; partner Gillespie Macandrew 2001; WS clerk 2003-2008; solicitor advocate 2004; clerk RCPE 2004; Clerk to the incorporation of Goldsmiths of Edinburgh 2015; Linlithgow Pursuivant 2016.

Memberships

John is a WS, SSC and Notary Public. 
Also a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Education

The Glasgow Academy; Edinburgh University (1990 LLB (Hons); Dip LP).

Leisure

Fishing.