Calum Mathieson > Plexus Law > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Plexus Law
Exchange Place 2, 5 Semple Street

Work Department

Casualty/Personal Injury and Regulatory




Calum is a Partner in the Edinburgh office. He qualified in 1993 and was a Partner with Simpson & Marwick before the firm merged with Clyde & Co in 2014. He joined Plexus Law in November 2019.

He has 26 years of experience of dealing with complex and large loss Employer, Public and Product liability claims on behalf of major insurers, Lloyds Syndicates and Corporate Insured’s. He also has extensive experience of dealing with Health and Safety prosecutions on behalf of Corporate Insured’s.

He has been involved in several reported cases, including:

  • HMA v Land Engineering (Scotland) Ltd. 2019 (fatality at work)
  • Watters v The Masters Golf Company 2013 (Product liability)
  • McInally v Arcus FM Ltd. 2014 (Employer liability)
  • Fatal Accident Inquiry – Death of Ainslie Smith 2013 (Product liability)
  • HMA v Merit Projects Ltd. and Sandyford Abattoir 2016 (fatality at work)
  • HMA v SW Global Resourcing Ltd. 2014 (fatality at work)

Calum also works closely with several UK businesses and has experience of dealing with large US based companies in Employer and Product liability claims. He is known to adopt a pragmatic approach to claims to achieve the best results for his clients.


Calum is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) and the Law Society of Scotland.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Insurance > Personal injury: defender

Plexus Law acts for leading insurers and corporate clients across employer’s liability, public liability, regulatory and disease claims. Practice head and dual-qualified Cameron McNaught is active in catastrophic injury cases and holds the Lloyds syndicates as a key base of clients. Calum Mathieson deals with large loss employers and product liability claims and is rated by clients, while Julie Fisher is the name for motor and casualty claims.