Sheriff Principal Duncan L. Murray

Sheriff Principal of North Strathclyde

Based at Paisley Sheriff Court

Duncan Murray graduated with an LLB Hons from the University of Aberdeen in 1980. He qualified as a solicitor with Robson Mclean and Paterson WS and became a partner in 1985. He joined Morton Fraser in 2002 and was Chief Executive of the firm. He served as President of the Law Society of Scotland 2004-2005 and was appointed part-time sheriff in 2006, before being appointed to his present office as Sheriff Principal of North Strathclyde in 2014.

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