Drummond Miller LLP is delighted to announce a number of internal promotions and the addition of another qualified solicitor to the clinical negligence team.

Darren Deery has been promoted to Partner. He joined as a trainee and his primary area of practice is in the highly specialised field of clinical negligence. He has experience pursing almost every type of clinical negligence action and has a particular expertise in catastrophic claims such as birth damage cases. Laura McDonagh has been promoted to Senior Associate. She receives a wide range of instructions in a variety of areas including personal injury, judicial review and commercial actions. Carolyn Jackson has been promoted to Associate. She joined as a trainee and continues her progression as a valued member of the clinical negligence team.

Lorna Hale is a new addition to the expanding clinical negligence department. She gained valuable litigation experience during her traineeship, including seats in Personal Injury and Property litigation. She will now focus on pursuing clinical negligence claims in both the All-Scotland Personal Injuries Court and Court of Session.  

Chairman - Andrew Purdie said “ We are delighted with the progression of the team, it’s great to see people grow from trainees and this continues  a tradition of internal promotion we are very proud of. We are delighted with the addition of Lorna and this reflects the increased volume of cases we are dealing with.

This specialism is important to the practice and the recent Legal 500 recommendation as a Top Tier firm shows our expertise is recognised within the profession.”