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James McGhie, Lord McGhie

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Monarch  Elizabeth II
Profession  Advocate
Spouse(s)  Ann Manuel Cockburn
Succeeded by  Lord Minginish
Role  Justice
Preceded by  Lord Philip
Name  James Lord

James McGhie, Lord McGhie
Full Name  James Marshall McGhie
Born  15 October 1944 (age 71) (1944-10-15)
Alma mater  University of Edinburgh

Residence  Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Education  University of Edinburgh

James Marshall McGhie, Lord McGhie is a Scottish lawyer who until 2014 was the Chairman of the Scottish Land Court and President of the Lands Tribunal for Scotland, and a Senator of the College of Justice.

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Personal life

McGhie was educated at Perth Academy, and studied at the School of Law of the University of Edinburgh. He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1969. He married Anne Cockburn in 1968, with whom he has a son and a daughter.

Legal career

McGhie was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1983, and served as an Advocate Depute from 1983 to 1986. From 1987 to 1992, he was part-time Chairman of the Medical Appeal Tribunal, and from 1992 to 1996 was a Member of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. In 1996, he was appointed Chairman of the Scottish Land Court and President of the Lands Tribunal for Scotland, with the judicial title, Lord McGhie.

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James McGhie, Lord McGhie Wikipedia


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