Advocates of the Hastie Stable

David F Ballantyne

Year of Call: 1992

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Areas of Practice

Biography:

Solicitor 1980 - 1988, Partner from1982

Attorney General of Tuvalu 1988 - 1991

Advocate 1992

Attorney General of Turks & Caicos Islands 1992 - 1998

Temporary Sheriff 1998

Attorney General of the Cayman Islands 1998 - 2003

Legal Adviser, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London 2003 - 2004

Legal Consultant, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London 2006 - 2008

Senior Legal Consultant, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London 2008 - 2010

Cases:

R (Bancoult) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2008] UKHL 61 (instructing agent)

Attorney General v Euro Bank Corporation, Evans and Robb Evans and Associates [2002 CILR 334]

Attorney-General of Tuvalu v. Philatelic Distribution Corporation [1990] 2 All ER [CA] 216 (plaintiff)

Case Stated in the High Court of Tuvalu: Patriation of Imperial Laws (Sir Gaven Donne) 1989, No. 4

Boyne v Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen Sh. Ct. (Sh. Princ. Bell) April 14, 1983 unreported

Publications: “Continuing Legal Education in the Pacific”: Pacific Islands Law Officers Meeting, Wellington, New Zealand, 1991

General Information

  • LL.B. University of Aberdeen
  • Diploma in Business Management University of Strathclyde
  • Chartered IT Professional
  • Member of the British Computer Society