Michael Dempsey called to the bar on Friday 14 July, joining Hastie Stable.
Prior to turning to the law, Michael graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 2011 with a BA in politics. He then undertook his LLB, again at the University of Strathclyde, graduating in 2013, and with the Diploma in Legal Practice in 2014.
Thereafter, he trained as a solicitor with MacRoberts before pursuing a career as an advocate.
During his time at MacRoberts, Michael gained experience in a wide range of litigation in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court, including commercial, insolvency, and construction litigation. He built upon this experience during his period of devilling, undertaking a wide variety of work including commercial contracts, public procurement, professional negligence, immigration, employment, and proceeds of crime.
Michael has a keen interest in the history of Scots law and has been a member of the Stair Society for several years.
Hastie Stable Director Gavin MacColl welcomed Michael to the Stable as its newest member, expressing the view that his wide interests make him an ideal fit for the Stable.
Further details about Mr Dempsey can be found on his webpage.