Cameron McNaught > Plexus Law > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Plexus Law
Exchange Place 2, 5 Semple Street
EDINBURGH
EH3 8BL
Scotland

Work Department

Plexus Scotland.

Position

Partner

Career

Trained Allan McDougall & Co Edinburgh; qualified 1991 Scotland and 1992 England and Wales. Qualified in Scotland at Allan McDougall &Co 1991; re-qualified in England and Wales at Thompsons in 1992; solicitor Clarkson Wright and Jakes Orpington 1992-95; solicitor Beachcroft, London 1995-2003; partner DLA Piper Edinburgh 2003-08; partner and casualty team head Brodies LLP 2008-13; partner and location head Plexus Scotland 2013 to date.

Cameron heads the team at Plexus Scotland. He is qualified in England and Scotland and has over 25 years’ experience with 10 of those in London. He represents general insurers, Lloyd’s syndicates and corporate clients. He handles all types of personal injury, motor and liability claims across a wide range of sectors with particular expertise in catastrophic injury and fatal accidents.

In addition, he is experienced in handling clinical negligence claims for Healthcare Professionals and their insurers. He has many years’ experience of advising private and public sector healthcare providers and healthcare professionals across the full breadth of clinical negligence matters as well as employers and public liability claims in a healthcare context. His experience covers everything from infection control to orthopaedics, consent, confidentiality, mental health and ophthalmology.

Cameron is active in the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and has served a two-year term as Regional Representative in Scotland.  He also sits on the Law Society Civil Justice Committee which has an important voice both in Civil Justice reform and Litigation Costs. He has given evidence to the Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament in relation to proposed law reforms impacting on personal injury claims.

Cameron regularly delivers seminars to clients on claims handling and current topics in the injury claims arena.  In addition to writing regular briefings to clients, he contributes articles and comment to leading insurance industry publications.

Clients describe him as both “an excellent Lawyer” and “exceedingly thorough and knowledgeable”.

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland, FOIL.

Education

Larkhall Academy; Glasgow University (1984 LLB; 1985 Dip LP).

Leisure

Cameron enjoys walking, tennis and spending time with his young family.

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.