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Drummond Miller LLP

Work Department

Medical & Clinical Negligence


Partner and Head of Litigation


Liesa is a partner in the Litigation Department and specialises in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury. She is recognised as one of the leading clinical negligence practitioners in Scotland and acts exclusively on behalf of pursuers.

Liesa is accredited as a specialist in Clinical Negligence Law by the Law Society of Scotland. She is a Senior Litigator with APIL and a member of the Law Society Panel for Specialist Accreditation in Clinical Negligence.

Liesa graduated from Edinburgh University with LLB (Hons) in 1987 and obtained her diploma in Legal Practice from Edinburgh in 1988. She is a Notary Public

She undertook her traineeship with Drummond Miller and became a partner in 1996.

Liesa has been named on the elite list of leading lawyers in the UK along with her Tier 1 ranking.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Insurance > Medical negligence: pursuer

(Leading individuals)

Liesa SpillerDrummond Miller LLP

With an enviable track record in securing major settlements for clients, Drummond Miller LLP fields a group of dedicated clinical negligence lawyers who almost exclusively handle medical negligence claims. Demanding the ‘utmost respect of her peers, not only for her knowledge of complex medical and legal matters but also for her integrity and judgement‘, practice co-head Liesa Spiller is instructed in an assortment of claims, including cases relating to fatalities, surgical errors, and misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, as well as birth injuries. Sharing the department lead with Spiller is Darren Deery, whose extensive workload includes cases at all levels. Notably, Deery was appointed to a working group to consider potential changes to the new Chapter 42A procedure under which most clinical negligence actions are now litigated.