Darren graduated from Edinburgh University with an LLB (Hons) in 2006 before commencing his traineeship with Drummond Miller. He became a Partner in our Clinical Negligence department, based in Edinburgh, in June 2016.
His primary area of practice is in the highly specialised field of clinical negligence. He has experience in almost every type of clinical negligence action and has particular expertise in catastrophic claims such as birth damage cases. Darren has recovered millions of pounds in damages for his clients in recent years. He has experience of successfully litigating in the Sheriff Court, Court of Session and the Supreme Court (in London). He has been involved in some of the highest value and most complex medical negligence cases in Scotland.
He is listed in the UK Chambers Guide of 2015 and 2016 in the area of clinical negligence - where he is described as being “very tenacious and extremely thorough” and “one of the best young lawyers in this field” with a “fantastic bank of knowledge”. He was recently invited to speak on the Clinical Negligence Masterclass arranged by Scottish Legal Training together with some of the other leading lawyers in this area.
Darren is recommended by the Legal 500 for Medical Negligence and Personal Injury.