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SCOTT MCWHINNEY

Year of Call: 2015

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Criminal Law
Defamation Law or Privacy Law
Personal Injury

Biography

I was called to the bar in 2015 and accept instructions in all practice areas.

Qualifications

2011; BA (Hons) 2:1, Queen’s University, Belfast

2012; NCTJ Level 3 Diploma in Journalism, News Associates Wimbledon

2014; MLegSc with Distinction, Queen’s University Belfast

2015; Diploma in Professional Legal Studies with Commendation, Institute of Professional Legal Studies

2015; Mills Selig Prize for Chancery Practice

2015; Inn of Court Prize

Experience

2014; Irish Times Debate (Quarter Finalist)

2015; International Negotiation Competition (Awarded a prize for Ethics in Negotiation)

2015; INADR Law School Mediation Competition

2015; Eoin Higgins Moot

Publications

‘Labelling ‘Deviants’: Help or Hindrance?’ [2013] Queen’s Political Review 127