The Hon Lord Young


Lord Young was appointed a judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2022. He graduated from the University of Aberdeen (LLB Hons) in 1988 and from the University of Glasgow (DLP) in 1989. After a traineeship with Dundas & Wilson CS, he was called to the Scottish Bar in 1992. He served as standing junior counsel to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, HM Customs & Excise and HM Revenue & Customs.

He was appointed Queens Counsel in 2007. He has been a part time chairman of the Police Appeals Tribunal since 2013 and a part time chairman of the Competition Appeals Tribunal since 2021. He is the co-author of a textbook on Commission & Diligence, and has also been a contributor to two editions of Gloag & Henderson “The Law of Scotland”.