Stephen is an Associate within BTO’s Insurance litigation team. Since qualifying as a solicitor in September 2007, he has acted in personal injury and insurance recoveries actions. He focuses on motor claims, employer’s liability, public liability and occupier’s liability, but also has experience of dealing with occupational illness, product liability, dental and clinical negligence claims. The years he spent working for a leading pursuer firm in Glasgow have given him excellent insight into how pursuers run an action. This greatly assists Stephen in advising insurers on the merits of defending each claim.
He has considerable experience of litigation in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court. At present, he mainly defends actions raised in the Specialist Personal Injury Court at Edinburgh, however he has conducted Proofs, Opposed Motion Hearings and Appeals in sheriff courts throughout Scotland, acting for both pursuer and defender. Stephen is a Solicitor Advocate who has appeared in the Court of Session on a number of occasions. He is also a Notary Public.