Andrew Constable, Lord Constable

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The grave of Andrew Henderson Briggs Constable, Dean Cemetery

Arthur (Andrew) Henderson Briggs Constable, Lord Constable CBE KC FRSE (3 March 1865 – 4 November 1928) was a Scottish advocate, judge and Tory politician. He served as Dean of Faculty and as Solicitor General.

Born in Benarty, Fife, and educated at Dollar Academy and at Edinburgh University, where he was Vans Dunlop Scholar in Political Economy, he was admitted as an advocate in 1889 and appointed a King's Counsel in 1908.

He was unsuccessful Tory parliamentary candidate for East Fife in 1900, Kirkcaldy Burghs in 1906, Montrose Burghs in 1908 and Glasgow Blackfriars in 1910.

He served as Sheriff of Caithness from 1917 to 1920 and of Argyll from February–May 1920, when he was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Advocates.

He briefly served as Solicitor General for Scotland from March to June 1922. He was appointed a Senator of the College of Justice in 1922, with the judicial title Lord Constable.

He was appointed a CBE in 1920.

He is buried in a row of modern law lords against the north wall of the 20th century extension to Dean Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Legal offices
Preceded by
Charles David Murray
Solicitor General for Scotland
March–June 1922
Succeeded by
William Watson