Bruce Langlands

Year of Call 2019

Bruce called to the Bar in 2019 after 10 years as a solicitor and Solicitor-Advocate.   He is regularly instructed by both pursuers and defenders in all areas of personal injury litigation including road traffic, employers’ liability, occupiers’ liability, and public liability.

He is regularly instructed in claims arising from historical child abuse. In addition, he is experienced in medical negligence and industrial disease claims.

Bruce is recognised for his efficiency and the ability to navigate quickly to the heart of a dispute and resolve it in the best interests of the client.

Representative Cases

  • Haesel McDonald v Indigo Sun Retail Ltd - 2022 SAC (Civ) 15
    At first instance and on appeal - Recovered over £240,000 for the pursuer who suffered noise induced hearing loss following her being compelled by the defender to work through a fire alarm. 

  • Laura Malone v Lord Advocate - instructed on behalf of the pursuer in her £1.3m damages claim following the development of psychiatric injuries sustained during the course of her employment as a Procurator Fiscal in the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. 

  • Norma Cuthbertson v Murray Bain t/a Harelaw Equestrian Centre - 2020 G.W.D. 5-82 - successfully obtained decree of absolvitor for the defender following Proof.  The pursuer brought a case for damages following significant injuries she sustained after a fall from a horse.  The pursuer sought to blame the defender’s employee for riding too close to the pursuer whilst on a hack.

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  • Compass Chambers
    Parliament House
    EH1 1RF