The Hon Lord Fairley (Douglas Fairley)


Lord Fairley was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Courts in January 2020.

A graduate of Glasgow University, he became an advocate in 1999 following some years with a firm of solicitors specialising in commercial work. He developed a practice in both mercantile and employment law; also working for a time as an employment judge. He worked as an advocate depute from 2011 to 2014, and was appointed as a Queen's Counsel during that time.