Andrew Wright v National Galleries of Scotland  SAC (Civ) 6
Represented the pursuer at proof on liability in ASPIC, and thereafter in the Sheriff Appeal Court. The pursuer’s appeal was successful. The legal dispute related to the nature and extent of the duty of an occupier to those entering premises to deliver goods.
Norma Shannon FAI, Edinburgh Sheriff Court, February 2020
Represented the family of a young lady who committed suicide at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in April 2014. The Sheriff’s determination was critical of the actions of the Health Board, and concluded that the deceased was not given the requisite level of care.
Marc Kershaw & others v Connel Community Council  CSOH 111
Represented the second defenders, at a debate relating to the legal status and responsibility of a Community Council. The first defenders were succesful in their argument.
Diane Raybould v T & N Gilmartin (Contractors) Limited.  SAC (CIV) 31
Represented the pursuer at proof on liability in ASPIC, and then in the Sheriff Appeal Court. The pursuer's appeal was successful. The Sheriff had innovated a defence that had not been pled or argued, and the case involved a relatively novel argument in relation to volenti non fit injuria. Further, the Sheriff had provided inadequate reasons for decision, which was critisised by the SAC.
Jerry Taylor & others v Dailly Health Centre  CSOH 91
Represented two children of a lady who died after suffering a heart attack at home in a clinical negligence proof. The action was directed against the GP who had attended her earlier in the day, and the four-day proof was restricted to liability.
A v C and B v C  CSOH 65
Represented two girls who had suffered sexual abuse at the hands of the defender. She had been successful in obtaining summary decree in the case, and the proof proceeded on the question of quantum. A substantial award was made in favour of A, which is higher than any prior award for historical sexual abuse in Scotland.
Sharon Gilmour v Linea Directa Aseguradora SA Compaia Se Seguros Y Reaseguros  SC EDIN 81
Represented the defenders in a proof on liability in ASPIC. The evidence and legal argument involved issues of private international law, and required complex evidence to be lead in Spanish with interpreters and video link.