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Digby Brown LLP

Work Department

Head of network department.


Gordon joined Digby Brown in 1998, and heads up the network department. He has wide experience in dealing with many areas of personal injury, including accidents at work, road traffic accidents, fatal claims and public liability claims, as well as claims for miscarriages of justice. Gordon qualified as a solicitor-advocate in 2003. He has been accredited as a specialist in personal injury law by the Law Society of Scotland. He is a senior litigator member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and was elected as the executive committee member for Scotland in 2010.


Trained Gillam Mackie; qualified 1990; partner Digby Brown 1998.


Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – senior litigator and elected Executive Member for Scotland in 2010; accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury.


Edinburgh University (LLB (Hons) DipLP).

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Scotland > Insurance > Personal injury: pursuer

(Leading individuals)

Gordon DalyellDigby Brown LLP

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.