David Swanney

Year of Call 2017        

David called to the Bar in 2017 after 9 years as a solicitor. David has a wealth of experience in all areas of personal injury work. He regularly receives instructions from many of the leading firms in this area, acting on behalf of both Pursuers and Defenders, and appearing in the Court of Session (both the Inner House and Outer House) and the Sheriff Court (including the Sheriff Appeal Court). 

David’s practice encompasses a broad range of personal injury litigation, including employers' liability, occupiers' liability, road traffic accidents, industrial disease, clinical negligence, foreign and travel, and fatal accident cases.

He also has experience in professional negligence claims and has appeared at Fatal Accident Inquiries.

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