Peter Young

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Peter Young

Dumbarton Office
Contact details:
Tel 01389 762266
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Peter Young was born in Giffnock in 1955. He qualified as a solicitor in 1979.

He was worked in Dumbarton Sheriff Court for over 30 years in both civil and criminal practice . He has been a partner in private practice and latterly a consultant. He has previously acted as a mediator in family law disputes. He is keen to develop an area of expertise in preserving client assets when faced with potential care home charges as well as continuing to practice in court.

Peter is interested in football (watching not playing it!), music and films. He is married with one son who is working in Canada as a lawyer.


  • Dean of the Faculty of Solicitors of Dunbartonshire
  • Former Treasurer of the Faculty of Solicitors
  • Past member of the Scottish Law Agents Society  CALM [Family Mediation]and the Family Law Association

Notable Cases

Involved in a large number of reported cases both civil and criminal over the years including  Gallacher v HMA[2012]HCJAC121 which was a criminal case and Methven v Methven1999 SLT[Sh Ct] 117 which was a civil case.

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