Gregor Rolfe

Year of Call 2019        

Before becoming an advocate, Gregor was a solicitor in private practice for 13 years; 9 of those years were spent working with one of Scotland’s largest litigation firms.  In his final two years as a solicitor, Gregor worked exclusively as a solicitor advocate appearing on behalf of the firm’s clients in the Court of Session and before various tribunals. 

Gregor has a great deal of experience of defending employers’ and public liability claims.  He also spent a large portion of his career dealing with industrial disease claims and road traffic matters.  Gregor also has experience of Inquiry work, having appeared in eleven fatal accident inquiries as a solicitor.  Gregor also appeared as a solicitor advocate before the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry for a core participant.

Gregor has also worked on professional negligence and regulatory matters, acting principally for surveyors in professional negligence disputes and doctors and dentists in negligence claims and regulatory matters before the General Medical Council and the General Dental Council.

 

 

Anthony Cowling v. Liverpool Victoria

A Court of Session road traffic action where Gregor appeared for the successful defender

Kyle Smith v. Bluebird Buses

A Court of Session action where Gregor appeared against senior and junior counsel alone, the pursuer’s contributory negligence was assessed at 85%

John McShane v. Burnwynd Racing Stables

Gregor appeared along with senior counsel in this claim involving a racehorse trainer that fell from a horse suffering significant injuries

SF v. Quarriers

Gregor appeared along with senior counsel in this historic abuse claim dealing with the operation of s19A of the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973

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