Kim Leslie > Digby Brown LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Digby Brown LLP
CAUSEWAYSIDE HOUSE
160 CAUSEWAYSIDE
EDINBURGH
EH9 1PR
Scotland

Work Department

Foreign and travel department.

Position

Kim is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde and joined in Digby Brown in 2000. Kim is a partner within the firm’s foreign and travel department based in the Edinburgh office. With extensive experience of all types of personal injury work, Kim is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury law. Kim is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and a member of the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL) and convenor of the Civil Justice Committee for the Law Society.

Career

Trained Stewart and Watson; qualified 1999; partner Digby Brown 2009.

Memberships

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); Council member for Edinburgh of the Law Society of Scotland; Member of the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL); Convenor of the Civil Justice Committee; accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury.

Education

Strathclyde University (LLB (Hons) DipLP).

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.