Gregor Rolfe

Year of Call 2019        

Gregor was a solicitor in private practice for 13 years and a solicitor advocate from 2012.  Since calling to the bar, Gregor has developed a busy and varied practice in the fields of clinical negligence, personal injury, fatal accident inquiries and crime.   In addition, Gregor has been instructed in employers’ liability, public liability and catastrophic claims, together with road traffic accident claims involving complexity arising from credit hire.  Gregor also has a particular interest in the field of industrial disease litigation where he is instructed by both pursuers and defenders. 

As a solicitor, Gregor dealt with professional negligence and regulatory matters, acting principally for surveyors in professional negligence disputes and 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. 

 

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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