Fraser Simpson > Digby Brown LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Digby Brown LLP
2 WEST REGENT STREET
GLASGOW
G2 1RW
Scotland

Work Department

Head of union and industrial disease departments.

Position

Fraser has been head of Digby Brown’s union and industrial disease departments since 2008. He is a regular contributor to continuing legal education seminars for the profession on workplace accidents and industrial disease claims in Scotland. Fraser is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury and as senior litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). He was a solicitor member of the Sheriff Court Rules Council, helping draft and introduce new ordinary and summary cause rules for personal injury procedure in the Sheriff Court. Fraser volunteers as a media spokesperson for Brake, the road safety charity in Scotland.

Career

Trained Barton and Hendry Solicitors; qualified 1991; partner Digby Brown 2004.

Memberships

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS); Sheriff Court Rules Council; accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury.

Education

Strathclyde University (LLB (Hons)).

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Insurance > Personal injury: pursuer

Divided into seven specialist departments, Digby Brown LLP fields personal injury experts in a wide range of areas. The overall network is fronted by Gordon Dalyell, who possesses an enviable track record in claims related to accidents at work, road traffic accidents and fatal claims, as well miscarriages of justice. Serious injury unit lead Chris Stewart specialises in catastrophic injury claims, ranging from brain to spinal injuries; industrial disease head Fraser Simpson principally oversees occupational and asbestos disease claims; foreign and travel specialist Mark Gibson focuses on personal injury litigation containing foreign elements, namely where Scottish residents are injured overseas; and Kim Leslie, who steers the abuse group, regularly acts for victims in high-profile historic abuse claims.