James Alistair MacFarlane Inglis

Biography of James Alistair MacFarlane Inglis

James Alistair MacFarlane Inglis (1928-2019), known as Alistair, was a graduate of the University and was Professor of Conveyancing, 1979 to 1993, and of Professional Legal Practice, from 1983 to 1993.

Born in Kilmarnock in 1928, the son of a lawyer and a doctor. He attended Kilmarnock Academy and Fettes College. Inglis graduated from the University of St Andrews, MA, before studying at Glasgow for an LLB and graduating in 1952.

In addition to his work at the University and at McClure Naismith from 1956 until 1993, Inglis took on voluntary roles, including as chair of the Rent Assessment Panel; serving on various hospital and health boards; acting as a general trustee of the Church of Scotland, a patron of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow; a director of the Merchants House of Glasgow and many more. He was also Dean of the Royal Faculty of Procurators Glasgow from 1989 to 1992. He was made a CBE in 1984.

JAM Inglis passed away on the 8th November 2019, aged 90.


James Alistair MacFarlane Inglis

Born 1928.
University Link: Professor
GU Degree: LLB, 1952;
Occupation categories: lawyers
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Record last updated: 6th Jan 2020

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