Brian is the founder of Inksters. He is a Solicitor and Notary Public.
Brian obtained the distinction of being named Solicitor of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland in 2006. He was called 'a one man Scottish legal institution' in the Recommended Law Firm Guide 2010. At the Law Awards of Scotland 2014 he was recognised as Managing Partner of the Year.
His long running, ground breaking, legal case involving the question of a servitude right to park, Moncrieff -v- Jamieson, came to a successful conclusion for our clients in the House of Lords in 2007. Brian has lectured on the case for the Universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Strathclyde and for three years was a visiting lecturer on the Law of Servitudes at the University of Strathclyde.
Brian concentrates on property related work and has a special interest in Crofting Law being the Hon Secretary of the Crofting Law Group, a member of the Crofting Group of Scottish Land & Estates, the Cross-Party Group on Crofting at the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Government Crofting Stakeholder Forum, the Crofting Register Stakeholder Forum and the Crofting Legislation Stakeholder Consultation Group. Brian is also a regular contributor at Crofting Law Conferences. He blogs about Crofting Law at the Crofting Law Blog.
Brian also has an active interest in entrepreneurship, marketing, technology and corporate social responsibility in relation to running a law firm. He is often asked to speak on these topics at conferences, summits and retreats.