Gregor Rolfe

Year of Call 2019

Gregor has a busy and varied practice in the fields of clinical negligence, personal injury, fatal accident inquiries and crime. 

 

Working for both pursuers and defenders, Gregor is regularly instructed in medical and dental negligence claims, employers’ liability, public liability, catastrophic claims and road traffic accident claims where complexity arises from credit hire.  Gregor also has a particular interest in the field of industrial disease litigation, both raising and defending claims arising from exposure to asbestos, noise and vibration. 

As a solicitor, Gregor dealt with professional negligence and regulatory matters, acting principally for surveyors in professional negligence disputes.  He also represented doctors and dentists in regulatory matters before the General Medical Council and the General Dental Council.  He also represented a core participant at the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry.

Gregor was a solicitor in private practice for 13 years and a solicitor advocate from 2012 before becoming an Advocate.

Representative Cases

Jennifer Troup v. West Lothian Council
Gregor appeared alone against senior and junior counsel, arguing a compromise agreement prohibited the pursuer from raising a claim for personal injury

Lee Birch v. George McPhie & Sons
Gregor appeared for the defenders in this case where detailed submissions were required on the application of the Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act 2013 following an accident involving ‘work equipment’

SF v. Quarriers
Gregor appeared for the defender in this preliminary proof on time bar and the application of the court’s equitable discretion to allow a claim to proceed ‘out of time’ in the context of historic abuse.

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  • Compass Chambers
    Parliament House
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1RF