The Hon Lord Clark (Alistair Clark QC)

The Hon Lord Clark was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2016.

Mr Clark, a graduate of Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities, was formerly a university lecturer.

He was called to the bar in 1994 and took silk in 2007.

Mr Clark has conducted cases in the Sheriff Court, High Court, Lands Tribunal, Court of Session, House of Lords and the Supreme Court.

He was Convenor of the International Committee of the Faculty of Advocates.

He is the author of the book ‘Product Liability’, as well as contributions to the Stair Memorial Encyclopedia of Scots Law, and a number of articles in legal journals.

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