My background, for 27 years, has been pursuing compensation claims for accident victims and those who have suffered as a result of professional or medical negligence.
Often clients have had life changing injuries and I fully appreciate that the work which I do can make a huge difference to how they are able to take their lives forward. I try to never lose sight of the fact that a client’s claim may be the most important thing for them at that particular time and I strive to achieve the best possible outcome in every case.
I love travelling and visiting different countries all over the world. I am an avid supporter of the Scottish Football team, and try to go to all of their home and away matches.
I am accredited by The Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in both professional negligence law and personal injury law. I also have a significant case load of medical negligence work as well as dealing with high value road traffic and work accident claims in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court.
I am regularly invited to deliver seminars to lawyers on aspects of personal injury practice and procedure as well as civil litigation costs and funding.
With a particular interest in quality assurance and peer reviewing, having acted as a Peer Reviewer for the Law Society of Scotland since 2003, I was invited to deliver a series of seminars to Chinese lawyers in Beijing in 2015 on the skills of peer reviewing and have a particular interest in the Chinese Legal Reform programme.
I am currently one of only 3 solicitors in Scotland to have been accredited as a Fellow by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Convener of the Law Society of Scotland's Civil Justice Committee
Appointed by Lord President Gill as a member of the Scottish Civil Justice Council Costs and Funding Committee (2014-2017)
Peer Reviewer for Law Society of Scotland Quality Assurance Scheme
Member of Law Society of Scotland’s Pursuers’ Panel, offering specialist advice to clients and members of the profession in relation to Solicitors’ Negligence
And of course… a member of The Tartan Army.