The Right Hon Lord Bracadale (Alastair P. Campbell)

Lord Bracadale was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2003 and appointed to the Inner House in April 2013.

He is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen (M.A.) and University of Strathclyde (LL.B). He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates1 in 1985 and served as an Advocate Depute2 from 1990 to 1993. He was Standing Junior Counsel3 in Scotland to HM Customs and Excise in 1995. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1995. He served as Home Advocate Depute from 1997 to 1998 (Principal Crown Counsel).

In 2000-2001 he was senior Crown Counsel at the trial and appeal at the Scottish Court at the Netherlands of Abdel Basset Al Megrahi for the Lockerbie bombing.

1 The Scottish Bar.
2 Counsel for the prosecution in criminal cases.
3 Standing Juniors are appointed by the Lord Advocate to advise and represent government departments.