Geoff took silk in 2008 after fourteen years as a busy junior counsel and was immediately well instructed as a senior. He specialises in personal injury, professional negligence (including medical negligence) insurance, consumer protection, commercial and contract litigation. He also acts for many of Scotland's Assessors and Appellants in Rating and Valuation disputes. He is experienced in a wide range of civil litigation with a particular emphasis on advocacy ability and strong technical and scientific knowledge. He has a special interest in disease claims. He is involved in the teaching of advocacy skills and is an Assessor of Advocacy skills for the Faculty. He has appeared in a number of inquiries and has a particular knowledge of health and safety issues. He is an accredited mediator and arbitrator.
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