John Cameron, Lord Coulsfield, Scottish judge, Died at 81


John Taylor Cameron, Lord Coulsfield was born on April 24, 1934, and died on February 28, 2016.

He was a Scottish judge.

He served as Senator of the College of Justice from 1987 to 2002

He received his education at Fettes College in Edinburgh, Corpus Christi College and the University of Edinburgh where he studied for an LLB.

He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1960 and lectured in Public Law at Edinburgh University from 1960 to 1964.

John was appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC) in 1973 and served as an Advocate Depute from 1977 to 1979.

He was Chairman of the Medical Appeals Tribunal for Scotland from 1985 to 1987 and Scottish Judge on the Employment Appeal Tribunal from 1992 to 1996.

Following him joining the Court of Session he was a judge in the Courts of Appeal of Jersey and Guernsey.

John also served as Editor of the Scottish Law and Practice Quarterly.

John Cameron passed away at 81 yrs old after a short illness.