University of Glasgow (Master of Arts, 1965. Bachelor of Laws, 1967). Tulane University of Louisiana (Master of Comparative Law, 1969).
Worked at Forrester Norall & Sutton (Brussels) specializing in Firm engaged in European Commission/European Union and International Practice but not authorized to appear before the Belgian Courts. Admitted to the bar, Faculty of Advocates, Scotland, 1972. 1977, New York; appointed Queen"s Counsel, 1988 (Not admitted in Belgium).
Visiting Professor, European Law, Glasgow University.
Author: "Distribution and Agency Agreements in European Economic Community Competition Law," 1978 Swiss Review of International Antitrust Law. "European Economic Community Customs Law: Rules of Origin and Preferential Duty Treatment," 1980 European Law Review.
"Legal Professional Privilege: Limitations on the Commission"s Powers of Inspection Following the Department of Administration and Management&South Judgment," Common Market Law Review, 1983. "Software Licensing in the Light of Current European Commission Competition Law Considerations," European Competition Law Review, 1992.
"The End of Innocence" in "Rules of Origin in International Trade: A Comparative Study," edited by Edwin Vermu1st, Paul Waer & Jacques Bourgeois, University of Michigan Press, 1994.
"Opening the Procedure and its Effects: Notification of Complaints - the Statement of Objections" in "Droits de la Défense et Droits de la Commission dans le Droit Communautaire de la Concurrence/Rights of Defence and Rights of the European Commission in European Commission Competition Law," Bruylant, Bruxelles, 1994. "European Commission Intellectual Property Law and the Single Market," (Company-Author) in "The Regulatory Affairs Journal," Volume 5, Number. 7, July 1994; "Sports and the European Commission" in "Sports Law and Finance," International Biographic Centre Legal Studies Publishing Limited., Volume(s) 2, Issue 3, September/October 1994.
Competition Structures for the 21st Century," Fordham Corporate Law Institute, Matthew Bender & Company, Incorporated., New York, 1994.
Member: American and International Bar Associations. United Kingdom Association for European Law.
British Institute of International and Comparative Law. Forrester Norall & Sutton specializes in European Union law, public international law and the law of international trade.
Its lawyers are drawn from several legal and linguistic backgrounds in the European Union and the United States, and the firm also maintains close relations with lawyers in national jurisdictions throughout Europe, North America and Asia.
Advice is given to law firms all over the world, government departments, trade associations, corporations and private individuals, on legal matters falling within the firms area of specialization, notably European Commission/ European Union trade and competition law and policy, areas covered by the community"s "Internal Market" programme, World Trade Organization/General Agreement of Tariff and Trades questions, public international law, air transport matters, European Union/United States/Japanese trade, industrial and investment issues, the legal and institutional evolution of relations between the European Union and former state-trading countries in Eastern Europe, and the implications of the Maastricht Treaty. In addition to providing advice on substantive legal questions, the firm specializes in the legislative and other decision making procedures of the European Union. The firm represents clients in matters arising in the European Commission, Council, Parliament, Economic and Social Committee, Court of Justice and Court of First Instance, as well as before national courts and arbitration tribunals in disputes involving European Commission/European Union law.
Member: American and International Bar Associations. United Kingdom Association for European Law. British Institute of International and Comparative Law.