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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 latest changes in this area and to prepare for more. The Hon Lady Carmichael will give the keynote address. Lady Carmichael will offer her views from the bench on developments in personal injury actions and how practitioners can prepare themselves to best assist and maintain high standards. This year's programme also features a special session from acclaimed medical expert Angus MacLean, Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. The regular updates on quantum and liability case law are also included.


  • The Hon Lady Carmichael

  • Dawn McCafferty (Partner, Digby Brown) (Conference chairman)

  • Angus D MacLean (Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Glasgow Royal Infirmary)

  • Robert Milligan QC (Compass Chambers)

  • Gillian Rushbury (Partner, BLM)

  • Gordon Dayell (Partner, Digby Brown)

  • Catherine Hart (Partner, Digby Brown)


  • A view from the bench on personal injury actions and a look to the future

  • Developments in the treatment of orthopaedic injuries and the Major Trauma Network

  • Expenses, funding, QOCS – implications for Pursuers and Defenders

  • An update on Quantum

  • The top 3 PI cases of 2018 – liability case law update

All rates below include lunch at the Signet Library.

CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)

For more information please contact Anna Bennett WS.

Delegate rates:

This event is kindly supported by:

Earlier Event: 11 April
Intellectual Property Conference
Later Event: 30 May
Small Law Firm Conference