DWF

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant Department

Scotland
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What the team is known for Draws on expertise from offices around the UK to offer clients a full-service approach. Acts for a number of prominent insurers on fatal accident inquiries. Specialises in a wide variety of areas including catastrophic injury, motor, disease and abuse claims. Established counter-fraud team equipped to deal with dubious claims.

Strengths Interviewees describe the team as "very approachable" with a "good eye for cutting straight to the issues."

Work highlights Acted for Tokio Marine Kiln on a claim raised by a supporter of a Scottish Premiership football club after slipping on a spilled drink and injuring his head, for which a settlement was reached.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Lothian is well reputed for working on complex catastrophic injuries, fatal accidents and EL claims as well as policy advice. Sources highlight his problem-solving skills, with one stating: "He's good at the higher level of work that needs a judgement call."