The Child Brain Injury Trust’s Legal Support Service Provider for Scotland is Digby Brown Solicitors.
The firm supports and advises families right across Scotland and is the only law firm working in partnership with the charity in these areas.
Digby Brown Solicitors have seven offices in Scotland and have a team of dedicated experts to offer assistance when it is needed on a huge array of legal issues that may affect a family when a child suffers a brain injury.
Chris is a Partner and heads up our Serious Injury Department. He qualified as a solicitor and notary public in 2000 and became a solicitor advocate (civil) in 2006. He has extended Rights of Audience in the Court of Session, House of Lords and Privy Council. Chris has considerable experience in Personal Injury in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. He has gained expertise in Freedom of Information and Data Protection; is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); and of the Society of Solicitor Advocates and is responsible for the firm’s in-house advocacy training.
Moira is a Partner and works in Digby Brown’s Serious Injury Department. She has a specialist interest in cases involving brain and spinal injury. Moira provides a legal counselling service for Spinal Injuries Scotland and at Huntercombe Neurodisability. She is co-author of the publication entitled “Claiming Compensation after Head Injury in Scotland” for Headway. Moira is an accredited Senior Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and has been involved in pursuing claims for damages, not only in Scotland, but also in Europe and in North America.
Sue is a Partner and heads up the Clinical Negligence Department. She has more than 20 years’ experience in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation and is a Law Society of Scotland and APIL accredited specialist in these fields. Legal 500 2014 note that Sue is “vastly experienced” with “specialist experience in cerebral palsy cases”. Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession ranks Sue as a band one “Leader in their Field” under Clinical Negligence. In addition, Sue specialises in adoption and is Chair of BAAF Scottish Legal Group and legal adviser to the Scottish Adoption Association.
To view the full range of services that Digby Brown Solicitors can offer you, please read the booklet for Scotland.