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Personal Injury Conference

  • The Signet Library Parliament Square Edinburgh EH1 1RF (map)

This annual conference equips PI lawyers with the technical and legal knowledge to adapt to the numerous recent changes in this area, and to prepare for more. Sheriff Kenneth McGowan returns to give the keynote address and this year's programme also features a special session from medical expert Dr Laura McWhirter. The regular updates on quantum and case law in the Court of Session are also included.


  • Sheriff Kenneth McGowan
  • Dawn McCafferty (Partner, Digby Brown)
  • Robert Milligan QC (Compass Chambers)
  • Ronald Conway (Principal, Conway Accident Law)
  • Dr Laura McWhirter (Research Fellow, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh)
  • Kim Leslie and Simon Hammond (Partners, Digby Brown)
  • Bruce Goodbrand (Partner, Clyde & Co)


  • A view from the bench on the All Scotland Sheriff PI Court
  • Developments in practice: Pursuers' and Defenders' perspectives
  • An insight into brain injuries for a legal audience
  • The approach of the Scottish courts to abuse claims
  • An update on Quantum
  • The top 3 PI cases of 2017/18 – liability case law update

Delegate rates:

All rates include lunch at the Signet Library.
CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)
For more information please contact Anna Bennett WS

This event is supported by

Earlier Event: 19 April
Charities Conference
Later Event: 17 May
Food and Drink Law Conference