Lord Mackay of Clashfern

Lord Mackay of Clashfern is a Conservative Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 11 July 1979. His full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT, and his given name is James Peter Hymers Mackay.

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Mackay of Clashfern outside of Parliament.

Non political

Judiciary
Lord of Appeal in Ordinary
1985 - 1987
Judiciary
Judge of Supreme Court of Scotland
1984 - 1985
Judiciary
Lord Advocate
1979 - 1984
Faculty of Advocates
Dean of Faculty of Advocates
1976 - 1979
Renfrew & Argyll
Sheriff Principal
1972 - 1976
Faculty of Advocates
Advocate, QC, Vice-Dean, Dean
1955 - 1979
St Andrews University
Lecturer in Mathmatics
1948 - 1950

Public life

Lord Clerk Register of Scotland and Keeper of the Signet
2007 -
University of Cambridge
Commissary
2003 - 2016
Heriot-Watt University
Chancellor
1981 - 2005