Megan Dewart graduated with a First class LLB (Hons) degree from Edinburgh University in 2010, and then went on to study for the BCL at Oxford University, graduating with Distinction in 2011. Megan then completed a Diploma in Legal Practice (graduating 2012), also at Edinburgh University. She trained as a solicitor with Simpson & Marwick WS, qualifying in 2014, and working thereafter as an assistant solicitor in litigation. Megan started work as Law Clerk to Lord Carloway (initially when he was Lord Justice Clerk, but since December 2015 as Lord President) in October 2015. Since 2011, she has been a tutor in law at Edinburgh University.