Derek Ogg QC Wiki
Derek Ogg QC was born in 1954 and from Scotland. He was a Scottish lawyer and civil rights activist who has been found dead at his home and he was 65 years old, Derek was one of Scotland’s top legal minds and was also an openly gay.
He died at his home I Glasgow on Friday and Police also confirmed his death around 8.10 pm and they reported that he suffered from a tragic accident but Derek’s death is not been treated as suspicious. After his death was confirmed many tributed him on social media and Nicola Sturgeon said Mr. Ogg was a “brilliant advocate and a truly lovely man”.
The first minister on Twitter wrote, “It was always a pleasure for me to hear from him on issues he felt strongly about, and I will miss his wisdom and good sense.” Later, Gordon Jackson QC, Dean of Faculty, said: “All of us who knew Derek Ogg are deeply saddened by his passing. He was a marvelous advocate but more than that he was a fierce campaigner for his beliefs both on a personal and professional level. He will be greatly missed by everyone at the Faculty.”
From 2007 to 2011, Derek worked as the senior Advocate Depute for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. Later on, he worked as the defense advocate for the rest of his life, in 2018 he campaigned for the law which automatically pardoned gay and bisexual men convicted of sexual offenses that are no longer illegal.
Then, in 2014 Derek was named in the listed number 3 of Pink Scotland List. Earlier, in the 1970s he was part of the leading campaign to end the ban on gay sex in Scotland to bring it in line with England. In 2009, Derek was appointed as the principal advocate depute and became the head of the National Sexual Crimes Unit before he moved into defense.
Apart from this Derek was a well-known commentator and broadcaster on legal policy issues in Scotland and is a regular guest on BBC Newsnight and BBC Radio 4 News and current affairs programs. He made a radio series ‘Jailed’ in 2007 which broadcasts on National Network 6 programs of interviews with famous prisoners around the world.
How old was Derek Ogg? He was born in 1954 and from Scotland and was 66 years old during his time of death. However, there is less information about his father, mother, and siblings.
Talking about his education he earned a Diploma in Master Advocacy – National Institute of Trial Advocacy
Certificate in Teaching Advocacy Skills and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with LL.B.
He was a Gay and married his partner Ken Macgregor who is a furniture restorer and they have been together for more than 20 years. In an interview, Derek shared this struggle of being gay and said when he was 17 years old he thought being gay was a criminal for falling in love with a man-made him suicidal.
Derek and his partner formed a civil partnership 15 years ago.
Derek Ogg Biography
Full Name: Derek Ogg
Nick Name: Derek
Famous for: Scottish Lawyer
College: University of Edinburgh
School: Local high school.
Height: 5 Feet 7 inches
Weight: 78 KG
Eye Color: Blue
Hair color: Salt and pepper
Marital Status: Married
Age: 66 Years old
Favorites and Hobbies
Hobbies: Travelling, Reading Book, and Watching movies.
Favorite Actor: Liam Neeson.
Favorite Actress: Saoirse Ronan.
Favorite Destination: Australia
Favorite Food: Chinese cuisine
Relatives: Will update soon.
Relationships, Affairs, Dating
Boy Friend Name: Ken Macgregor
Partner: Ken Macgregor
Net worth: $780K dollars, as of 2020
Social Media Accounts
Twitter Account: Yes
Facebook Account: Yes
Instagram Account: Yes