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Duncan Mawby

Discipline: Health & Safety and Regulatory DefenceProfessional Discipline and Clinical DefenceProfessional DisciplineInsurance (insurers and self insured)Healthcare

Position: Partner

Location: Edinburgh

Email: dzm@bto.co.uk

Phone: 0131 222 2939

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Biography

Mawby, Duncan

Duncan is a partner in BTO’s Clinical Defence and Healthcare team, described in Chambers UK as "extremely dedicated. When Duncan is on a case, you know his client will get an extremely good result." and "very intelligent, articulate and thoughtful about his cases".

Duncan has extensive experience of working with the UK’s medical defence organisations, particularly the MDDUS (Medical & Dental Defence Union of Scotland) and of defending clinical negligence claims in the civil courts. Duncan specialises in professional discipline in the healthcare sector, representing doctors, dentists and pharmacists at fitness to practise proceedings before the GMC (General Medical Council), GDC (General Dental Council) and GPhC (General Pharmaceutical Council), at Fatal Accident Inquiries, during NHS disciplinary procedures and in criminal proceedings. He is described by clients as “very efficient and knowledgeable” and complimented for his "absolutely brilliant preparation." (Chambers UK)

He has also represented employers in health and safety prosecutions, carried out extensive M&A health and safety diligence and is one of the former legal advisors to the Health and Safety Executive. An experienced civil court practitioner with an "amazing capacity to absorb detailed, complex cases at short notice and then to identify their core issues clearly and simply." (Chambers UK), Duncan has considerable experience of defending personal injury actions including claims arising out of workplace accidents, fatal and high value claims. 

“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases" Legal 500

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Glasgow

  • 48 St. Vincent Street
  • Glasgow
  • G2 5HS
  • T:+44 (0)141 221 8012
  • F:+44 (0)141 221 7803

Edinburgh

  • One Edinburgh Quay
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 9QG
  • T:+44 (0)131 222 2939
  • F:+44 (0)131 222 2949

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