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Litigation, Medical & Clinical Negligence

Darren is an accredited specialist in Clinical Negligence Law by the Law Society of Scotland. He is one of the Partners in the Litigation Team and a current member of our Management Board.

His primary area of practice is in the specialised field of clinical negligence. He has particular expertise in catastrophic birth damage cases and has recovered tens of millions of pounds in compensation to help meet the needs of his clients. He has successfully litigated cases in the All-Scotland Personal Injuries Court, Court of Session and the UK Supreme Court (in London).

He has been involved in some of the highest value and most complex medical negligence cases in Scotland in recent years. He has pursued and settled a huge variety of cases such as surgical errors, failure to obtain informed consent, delays in diagnosis, failure to treat and many more.

He is ranked Band 1 by Chambers UK and recommended by the Legal 500 for Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Law. He has been described as one of the best lawyers in this field with a fantastic bank of knowledge. He is regularly invited as a guest speaker for both solicitors and medical experts in all matters relating to clinical negligence.

He is a tutor for the Legal Diploma at Edinburgh University and provides a guest seminar to the Medical Law & Ethics Masters course. Darren receives instructions and referrals from solicitors throughout Scotland, in addition to acting directly for individuals wishing to pursue a claim, due to his reputation and expertise in what is often a very complex area of the law.

Law Society Accred     Darren Deery Top Ranked Chambers 2021 Leading Individual Award