Advocates of the Hastie Stable

Mungo Bovey QC

Mungo Bovey QC

Year of Call: 1984

Year of Silk: 1998

Areas of Practice

Keeper of the Advocates Library

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Born Glasgow, Scotland, 1 May 1959;

Mungo has litigated human rights cases at the highest level over a number of years, often in the House of Lords, Privy Council and the UK Supreme Court. In 2014  he successfully defended in the Supreme Court two decisions of the Inner House of the Court of Session: In A v SSHD1 the BBC sought unsuccessfully to challenge anonymity ordered for his client in an asylum case while in Secretary of State for Home Department v MN and KY [2014] UKSC 302 his challenge to the use of linguistic analysis reports in asylum cases was upheld with substantial consequences in this field.

Mungo is listed in Chambers 2016 as follows:

Administrative & Public Law Band 2

Mungo Bovey QC of Hastie Stable “Recommended for his strong administrative and public law practice which overlaps with his ancillary experience in civil liberties and criminal law. He frequently reviews the decisions of government bodies, especially as they relate to immigration.
Strengths: "He is really effective when backed into a corner because he has the intellectual skills to make good points."

Civil Liberties & Human Rights Band 2

Mungo Bovey QC of Hastie Stable “Praised by peers who highlight his tenacity as an advocate. He advises on asylum, employment and discrimination matters and has appeared before the highest UK courts and the Privy Council on numerous occasions and with great success.
Strengths: "He will always keep fighting. He's a challenging opponent."

Recent Cases:

Commercial

GEORGE WIMPEY WEST SCOTLAND LIMITED v. ALAN JOHN HENDERSON [2011] ScotSC 161 (11 October 2011)     URL: http://www.bailii.org/scot/cases/ScotSC/2011/161.html

Employment & Discrimination

MARK CHRISTOPHER SHEPHERD v. RAYMOND GEORGE MALLON [2014] ScotSC 60 (05 March 2014)    
MARK CHRISTOPHER SHEPHERD v. RAYMOND GEORGE MALLON [2014] ScotSC 60 (05 March 2014)

Phipps v. The Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh [2010] ScotCS CSOH_58 (30 April 2010)     URL:

http://www.bailii.org/scot/cases/ScotCS/2010/2010CSOH58.html

1 http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKSC/2014/25.html

2 www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKSC/2014/30.html

For help instructing Mungo Bovey please phone: 0131 260 5654 or email clerks.hastie@advocates.org.uk

 

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Mungo Bovey QC

Year of Call: 1984

Year of Silk: 1998

Areas of Practice

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