Ross Anderson is a practising member of the Faculty of Advocates (the independent referral bar in Scotland), where he has practised from Ampersand Advocates, mainly in the fields of commercial disputes, immovable property, tax and trusts, as well as in public law, since 2013. He has appeared at all levels of the civil court system in Scotland, including the Election Court and the UK Supreme Court. A graduate of the University of Edinburgh (LLB (Hons), PhD, DipLP) he was previously a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg before qualifying as a solicitor and notary public (2008) and teaching private law and corporate and financial law at the University of Glasgow until 2012, where he remains an Honorary Research Fellow. He was the Visiting Professor of Immovable Property Law in Jersey between 2010 and 2015. His publications are mainly on private and commercial law. He has been standing junior counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland (HM Revenue & Customs) in Scotland since 2015 and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 2017.