Sarah Morris > Ledingham Chalmers LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Ledingham Chalmers LLP
3RD FLOOR, 68-70 GEORGE STREET
EDINBURGH
EH2 2LR
Scotland

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Sarah is a partner in the firm’s Edinburgh office, which undertakes exclusively litigation work with an emphasis on work in Scotland’s higher civil court, the Court of Session. Sarah also deals with referral work in the Court of Session for solicitors outside Edinburgh. Her focus is on work for public sector clients and major insurers. Acts for one of the UK’s largest general insurers, handling a large volume of damages claims in both the Sheriff Courts and Court of Session. Experienced in defending reparation claims involving public liability, home liability, motor and employer liability. Handles property disputes, including high-value-subrogated claims for insurers seeking to recover their outlays. Sarah also deals with commercial work in the Court of Session, including contractual claims against both public sector and non public sector organisations, intellectual property and interdict claims, as well as media work including defamation and privacy. Sarah oversees the debt recovery work in the Edinburgh office. Advises on pre-action recovery, the tracing of debtors abroad, the raising of proceedings and enforcement.

Career

Trained Ledingham Chalmers; qualified 2004; Ledingham Chalmers 2002 to date, partner 2013 to date.

Languages

French.

Education

University of Aberdeen (2001 LLB (Hons)); University of Edinburgh (2002 Dip LP).

Leisure

Travel, skiing, theatre.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Insurance > Personal injury: defender

(Next Generation Partners)

Sarah MorrisLedingham Chalmers LLP

Jointly led by John Chalmers, Victoria Leslie and Graeme Edward, Ledingham Chalmers LLP‘s team is renowned regionally for the large volume of work it undertakes for local authorities in Scotland. It is particularly knowledgeable about employers’ liability, industrial disease and public liability issues. The group also handles cases across Scotland for insurers, with particular expertise in fraudulent, catastrophic injury and fatal claims. Sarah Morris garners client praise as ‘a very able and experienced litigator‘.