Michael Howlin QC joins Terra Firma Chambers

Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Michael Howlin QC has joined the stable with immediate effect.

Mr Howlin called to the bar of England & Wales in 1982, serving company-law and chancery pupillages in Lincoln’s Inn before coming to practise in Scotland.

He called to the Scottish bar in 1996, taking silk in 2009.

He is recognised as one of the leading silks at the Scottish bar in his main practice areas of company and partnership, corporate insolvency and commercial law.

The current edition of Chambers UK (2015) ranks him band 1 for restructuring and insolvency and he is also ranked under company and commercial dispute resolution.

Mr Howlin is also fluent in several European languages and regularly advises on competition law, public procurement and state aid and has significant judicial review experience in relation to issues of EU law.

Chairman of Terra Firma Chambers, J Gordon Reid QC said: “We are delighted to welcome Michael Howlin to Terra Firma Chambers.

“His wealth of experience makes him ideally suited to our core practice areas. His arrival further enhances the strength and depth of expertise available to direct access professionals and solicitors who instruct our members.”

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