Raymond McMenamin trained in the Crown Office was admitted as a solicitor in 1982. He worked as a Procurator Fiscal Depute in Linlithgow and Glasgow before moving to private practice and then progressing to partner in the firm where he remained for 30 years, and 20 years as senior partner. He became a solicitor advocate (criminal) in 2000 and specialised in criminal law exercising rights of audience in the High Court on a regular basis. He was also a member of the Criminal Law Committee of the Law Society of Scotland between 2004 and 2016. In 2007 he was appointed as a part time Sheriff and was elected President of the Part Time Sheriff’s Association for 3 consecutive years from 2013 to 2016. He continues to practice as a Solicitor Advocate on an independent basis and sits regularly throughout Scotland as a Sheriff.
Term of appointment: 1/4/18 - 31/3/22