Thorntons Law LLP

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant Department

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What the team is known for Full-service firm with experience across the gamut of personal injury cases, including employers' and public liability, industrial disease and RTAs claims. A clear market leader outside of the Central Belt with several offices located across Scotland, as well as an office in Edinburgh. Offers clients an integrated service including family, financial and private client support on matters involving brain injuries. Increasingly active in cases involving noise-induced hearing loss.

Strengths A source attests: "They are extremely well structured and adopt a straightforward approach when dealing with matters."

A client reports: "My case was handled with such care; they are always available and very efficient in handling any queries."

Work highlights Won an award of £300,000 for a client who suffered a brain injury as a result of a road traffic accident.

Notable practitioners

Clare Macpherson
advises on employers' liability and occupational disease claims, including noise-induced hearing loss. She also offers experience in brain injury cases stemming from RTAs.
"She is very experienced and very good with clients."

Gordon McBean
heads the firm's personal injury practice and frequently handles claims relating to workplace accidents and brain injuries.
"He is very experienced and knowledgeable in personal injury matters. He is very straightforward and a good communicator."

Solicitor advocate
Michelle Adam
frequently represents clients in cases arising from workplace accidents and RTAs. She has notable strength in fatal accident and brain injury claims, with further experience of psychological impacts.
"She kept me regularly informed of the progress of my case." "She is very well prepared and very good with clients."