Hamish has been a solicitor since 1973 and a licensed insolvency practitioner since 1987. He is a consultant and former partner in the London office of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, an international law firm, specialising in cross-border insolvency work. His work has included dealing with bank and investment bank insolvency, insurance insolvency, infrastructure projects, transport (including aviation shipping and rail), construction and technology. He has worked on state-owned and privatised enterprises.
Amongst many other appointments, Hamish is a former president of the Insolvency Lawyers Association and is currently the chairman of the City of London Law Society Insolvency Committee. He is also a professional member of the Insolvency Practices Council and author, contributor, editor or consultant editor of numerous articles and books on insolvency law.
"I owe my interest in the law to the teaching and encouragement I received many years ago at Kingston. It has been a source of great pleasure to see Kingston flourish over the years and I count myself fortunate to have been able to maintain my links with the University."