Scott Blair is an advocate with Terra Firma Chambers with a strong interest in public law. Much of his work lies in the field of administrative law with a strong emphasis on licensing law, local government law and human rights. He has acted in many licensing appeals and judicial reviews over the years as well as providing advice to the trade, Boards and local authorities and the police.
Scott also practices in the field of human rights law and has a special interest in the use of human rights in judicial review. He is an “A List” Panel Counsel to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. He contributed the chapter on human rights and public law to the recent book, A Practical Guide to Human Rights Law in Scotland and is the author of the textbook Scots Administrative Law: Cases and Materials.
Both Chambers UK and the Legal 500 describe Scott as a leading counsel in public law matters with Chambers describing him as having “an impressive depth of experience representing clients in a wide array of public and administrative law matters”. He regularly appears in the Court of Session and the UK Supreme Court.