David Turner

Year of Call
Devil Masters
Roisin A Higgins QC
Matthew D Jackson QC
Anna I Poole QC


davidturner@amadvocates.co.uk 07941 934122

Practice Profile

David represents clients in all areas of commercial and personal disputes. He appears regularly in the Inner and Outer Houses of the Court of Session and in Sheriff Courts across Scotland. David is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and frequently represents clients in at arbitration and mediation.

In addition to his expertise in general contractual matters, David has significant experience in property litigation (including landlord and tenant), banking and credit, PFI and procurement disputes. David has assisted clients in a number of other specialist areas including: corporate governance, insolvency, insurance, judicial review, partnership, planning, product liability, professional negligence, succession, tax and trusts. He has advised clients from a number of specialist sectors, among them financial services, energy, infrastructure, construction and aviation.

David is ranked in the Chambers & Partners UK Directory for Real Estate Litigation (Band 1 Junior).

Prior to calling to the Bar, David practised for several years as a solicitor in the top-ranked Commercial Litigation team at McGrigors.

Education & Professional Career to Date

Senior Solicitor, McGrigors
Trainee Solicitor, Maclay Murray & Spens

BSc in Mathematics (Glasgow); LLB (Hons) (Glasgow); Diploma in Legal Practice (Glasgow and Strathclyde)


  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Member of the Faculty of Advocates Dispute Resolution Service (FDRS)
  • Member of the Scottish Planning, Local Government and Environmental Bar Group (SPLGEBG)

Selected Cases


Chambers & Partners Bar Guide 2021:

Real Estate Litigation (Band 1)
Commercial Dispute Resolution (Up & Coming)