The Lawyer Inquiry: Peter Watson

Peter Watson was born in Greenock, Scotland, on 22 January 1954. He now lives in Glasgow and is a solicitor advocate at Levy & McRae.

What was your first job?

Delivering newspapers as a schoolboy.

What was your first ever salary as a lawyer?

£2,400 per annum.

What would you have done if you hadn't become a lawyer?

A presenter for a 'wine' programme.

Which law could you live without?

Movement of Pigs Act.

What was your most embarrassing professional moment?

It's a secret.

What car do you drive?


Which famous person would you like to go out with?

Pamela Anderson.

Where would you go to eat?

Rogano's Restaurant, Glasgow.

What's the best thing on TV?

Junior Master Chef.

Which movie do you wish you'd appeared in?

The Sound of Music.

What's your most often-worn piece of clothing?

My Rolex watch.

What book(s) are you reading at the moment?

The Life of the Law by Alfred H Knight.

What is your all-time favourite record?

Can't Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley.

What piece of advice would you give to anyone entering the profession now?

Leave it at once.

What do you like about yourself?

My choice of car.

What do you hate about yourself?

The amount of money I spend on cars.

Where would you most like to be right now?

Having a drink in the yacht club in Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod, US.