Personal injury law

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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.

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:

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. Also noted for its extensive expertise in stress at work cases. Experienced in catastrophic and fraudulent cases, frequently representing high-profile insurers. The Edinburgh office offers a specialist service, capable of dealing with liability and subrogation claims.

A source comments: "Ledingham Chalmers provide top-class advice in relation to defender personal injury. Their client care is excellent."

Graeme Edward and Victoria Leslie are singled out as notable practitioners.

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

Ledingham Chalmers LLP is one of the go-to defender firms for local authorities in Scotland. The team, which comprises six accredited specialists and three solicitor-advocates with extended rights of audience, handles a wide ambit of claims for councils, including fatalities, catastrophic injuries, road traffic accidents, stress at work and breach of contract. The 'reliable and approachable' Sarah Morris regularly conducts proofs, appeals and debates in the Sheriff Court and the Court of Session for public and private sector clients. Sources comment:

'The team have a geographical coverage which other major players in the market don't, and that is very important to some clients. Even more importantly, they are just full of good people.'

'Ledingham Chalmers provide top class advice in relation to defender personal injury. Their client care is excellent and they represent very good value for money.'

'As a team, they are dynamic and reactive and are always on hand when you need them.'

'Sarah Morris provides outstanding legal advice and has a very good understanding of her client's needs.'

'Graeme Edward is extremely impressive and can be trusted to get the right result on any case.'