Ledingham Chalmers LLP

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant Department

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What the team is known for

Leading personal injury team in Aberdeen with other offices located throughout Scotland. Handles a wide variety of matters, including disease, employers' and public liability, property damage and RTA claims. Notable experience in catastrophic and fraudulent cases. Frequently represents high-profile insurers, with recent additions to its client portfolio including Direct Line. The Edinburgh office offers a specialist service, capable of dealing with subrogation claims.

Work highlights

Acted for Tradex Insurance concerning an RTA and the brain injuries suffered by the pursuer. The matter has a potential value of £3 million.

Notable practitioners

Aberdeen-based Graeme Edward is distinguished in the market for his depth and breadth of experience in the field of personal injury. A client says: "Graeme Edward is one of my go-to solicitors in Scotland. He has a very commanding presence, is highly experienced in various areas of reparation, and is extremely sensible. He can always be relied upon."

The "extremely capable" Victoria Leslie is an experienced personal injury practitioner skilled at handling fatal claims, industrial disease and catastrophic claims. She often acts for insurance companies and public authorities. One client notes: "Her careful handling ensured that cases were successfully defended."