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Robert Milligan QC

Edinburgh, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022

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Personal Injury - Scotland (Bar)

Star Individuals

Robert Milligan QC
Robert Milligan QC is widely revered as one of Scotland's most eminent personal injury advocates. He is considered to be an authority on catastrophic injury, occupational stress and product liability claims. He acts for both pursuers and defenders in all courts up to the Court of Session.
Strengths: "A go-to senior for very complex personal injury cases involving liability. He has real gravitas and is a very user-friendly counsel to deal with, so clients like him." "He is one of the best personal injury seniors at the Scottish Bar. He is very approachable, very good on his feet and a good negotiator."
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Clinical Negligence - Scotland (Bar)

Band 2

Robert Milligan QC
Robert Milligan QC is a robust advocate who operates a specialist clinical negligence and personal injury practice. He represents both pursuers and defenders in connection with catastrophic injury claims and fatal accident inquiries.
Strengths: "He is very experienced and impressive." "Very committed, proactive in terms of investigations and outstanding in the breakdown of complex legal issues."
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Product Liability - Scotland (Bar)

Band 1

Robert Milligan QC
Robert Milligan QC regularly acts in complex product liability, professional negligence and personal injury cases. He acts for both pursuers and defenders, and his experience handling group actions is of particular note.
Strengths: "A very experienced advocate."
Recent work: Acted for the pursuer in Hastings v Finsbury Orthopaedics, a high-profile case involving metal-on-metal hip replacements.
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