Darren Deery > Drummond Miller LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Drummond Miller LLP

Work Department

Medical & Clinical negligence




Darren has been a Partner in the Clinical Negligence team since June 2016 and sits on the Management Board. He is recognised as one of the leading solicitors specialising in medical negligence in Scotland. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in a wide variety of claims. He has particular interest and expertise in birth damage cases. He has been involved in some of the highest value and most complex medical negligence cases in Scotland in recent years. He has been described as “very tenacious and extremely thorough” with a “fantastic bank of knowledge”. He is invited annually, as a guest speaker, to the Medical Law & Ethics LLM course at Edinburgh University. He has taught for a number of years on the Diploma in Legal Practice at Edinburgh University. He is a member of the Compulsory Clinical Negligence Protocol reference group and the Rules of the Court of Session Chapter 42A Amendments Focus Group (particularly relevant to clinical negligence actions).

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Insurance > Medical negligence: pursuer

Drummond Miller LLP‘s clinical negligence practice is regarded by some as ‘the leader in their field‘. The ‘hugely experienced’ Liesa Spiller leads the team and is an expert in claims concerning birth injuries and surgical errors, with a consistent record of major settlements. ‘Extremely tenacious’ fellow practice leader Darren Deery is very active on claims involving misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, with certain cases going to the Court of Session, often reaching seven-figure settlements.