Geoff Clarke QC

Year of Call 1994         Year of Silk 2008

"He explains things clearly and concisely in a way that the client can follow." "He is a good and tough negotiator."  - Chambers UK 2015

Geoff is an established silk having been appointed QC in 2008. 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 has a special interest in disease claims and claims of utmost severity. He is ranked as a Band 1 Silk by Chambers and Partners for Personal Injury and is also ranked by Legal 500 for Personal Injury and Medical Negligence. He is experienced in a wide range of civil litigation with a particular emphasis on advocacy ability and strong technical and scientific knowledge. He is an arbitrator, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and has an interest in alternative dispute resolution. 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 Chairman of Faculty Services Ltd.

 

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