Sue Grant > Digby Brown LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Digby Brown LLP

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Head of clinical negligence.


Sue is a graduate of Aberdeen University and joined Digby Brown in 1998. She is a litigation partner and heads up the clinical negligence department. She was a member of the firm’s executive board between 2008 and 2013. She has more than 20 years experience in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation and is a Law Society of Scotland and APIL accredited specialist in these fields. In addition, Sue specialises in adoption and is chair of BAAF Scottish Legal Group and legal adviser to the Scottish Adoption Association.


Trained Patrick and James; qualified 1984; partner Digby Brown 1998.


Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA); Law Society accredited specialist in personal injury and medical negligence.


Aberdeen University (LLB DipLP).

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Private client > Family

Digby Brown LLP has carved out a specialism in pursuing contested adoption orders for clients, leading to a string of successful adoptions. Besides this line of work the firm has a reputation for advising high net worth individuals on prenuptial agreements and in representing clients in divorce proceedings, often with international aspects such as parties who reside in different countries. ‘Charismatic and knowledgeable‘ associate Roger Mackenzie, who joined the firm in 2015 to set up the family law team, regularly acts in cases involving valuations of business interests. Sue Grant advises Scottish Adoption and sits on the Board of Clan Child Law.

Scotland > Insurance > Medical negligence: pursuer

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Sue Grant

Digby Brown LLP

Digby Brown LLP has a reputation for taking on high value claims and consistently achieving strong results for clients. The tenacious, specialist team are highly active in the Court of Session, where they pursue the full range of medical negligence claims, often involving negligent surgery or misdiagnosis. ‘Formidable‘ practice head Sue Grant has more than 20 years of litigation experience and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland in both personal injury and medical negligence. The team recently negotiated a six-figure settlement for the partner of a man who suffered irreparable brain damage following late diagnosis of an aneurysm.