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Personal injury law

Valuable support for insurance firms and the public sector.

Ledingham Chalmers offers an experienced personal injury team in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Inverness skilled at delivering defendant litigation services.

We have particular expertise in fraudulent claims, catastrophic and fatal claims and claims under the Animals (Scotland) Act.  We frequently handle a wide variety of employer liability and public liability, disease, property damage and motor claims on behalf of major general insurers and public bodies.

Our personal injury work is commended by clients within research carried out by international legal directories Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.  

Trust our partners John Chalmers, Graeme Edward, Sarah Morris and Victoria Leslie to bring their experience and expertise to securing the best result.

What our clients and peers say

The work of our personal injury team is endorsed by clients with research carried out by legal directory Chambers & Partners:

According to one market commentator, "the team are dynamic, well prepared and easy to get along with. They turn advice around very quickly and have a good understanding of what the client wants."

One impressed client says: "They have been very reliable and showed a capacity for defending our organisation with many excellent results."

Research carried out by legal directory Legal 500 also comments on our personal injury work: 

Ledingham Chalmers LLP specialises in representing public bodies in fraudulent, catastrophic and fatal claims. The firm also acts for insurers. Sarah Morris represented a local authority in a stress-at-work claim brought by an employee and, in a separate matter, represented a different local authority in a fatal mesothelioma claim brought by the deceased’s widow. She also represented a public sector client in a Court of Session action raised by the family of a motorcyclist following his death in a road traffic accident. Edinburgh team head John Chalmers represented a local authority in a fatality compensation claim arising from a house fire, and acted for another public sector client in a public liability claim. Aberdeen-based Graeme Edward is also recommended.

Jennifer Young

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