Alison Macdonald and Aidan O’Neill to be appointed Queen’s Counsel


Congratulations to Alison Macdonald and Aidan O’Neill who have been successful in their applications to be appointed one of Her Majesty’s Counsel.

Alison is recognised as a leading practitioner in public international law and arbitration, as well as criminal law, public law and human rights. She appears regularly in both international and domestic courts and tribunals, and advises and represents States, corporations and individuals on a broad range of international law, investment and criminal issues.

Aidan is a leading authority in EU law and has a significant profile in equality law and employment law issues, as well as a very strong practice in public law and judicial review. He has been a QC in Scotland since 1999 and regularly appears as senior counsel before the UK Supreme Court, as well as before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the House of Lords, the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights.

The Silk Ceremony will take place on Monday 13 February.