Charles Lugton

Year of Call 2012        

Charles comes to the bar after spending four years in private practice. As a solicitor, his principal areas of practice were medical negligence, personal injury work and commercial litigation.

Charles managed a number of complicated Court of Session medical negligence cases.  He acted in fatal and catastrophic claims. He settled a high value and complex cerebral palsy case, which concluded with the agreement of a Periodic Payment Order. 

Charles was also responsible for a wide range of personal injury cases both on the pursuer and defender sides. His commercial work included dealing with property cases, employment-related litigations and partnership disputes.  He worked with a variety of clients, including insurers, local authorities, the Ministry of Defence, the Scottish government and private individuals.

As a solicitor he appeared frequently in the sheriff court, where he conducted numerous proofs and debates. He also appeared for the Scottish Ministers at a number of Parole Board hearings.

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