Calum’s practice includes all aspects of personal injury litigation in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts. He acts for pursuers and defenders and is instructed regularly by many of the leading firms in Scotland.
Calum has a particular interest in asbestos and other industrial disease claims, fatal cases, road traffic cases, foreign travel claims and claims arising from accidents abroad.
He was elected as Clerk of the Faculty of Advocates in July 2009 and served in that position until October 2014. He was also Clerk to the Faculty of Advocates Disciplinary Tribunal and represented the Faculty as a Member of the Joint Standing Committee on Legal Education in Scotland. He has served on many Faculty Committees and has represented the Faculty at many conferences throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. He was appointed as Standing Junior Counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland (Ministry of Defence) in August 2015.
McGlinchey v General Motors UK Ltd 2012 Rep.L.R. 20
Gibson v West Lothian Council  CSIH 62
Anton v South Ayrshire Council 2013 S.L.T. 141
Wilson v North Lanarkshire Council  CSIH 26
McPake v SRCL Ltd 2014 S.C.L.R. 199
Shields v Crossroads (Orkney) 2014 S.L.T. 190
Moran v Freyssinet Ltd 2015 SLT 829
Smith v Scottish Ministers 2015 G.W.D. 17-292
McCreery v Letson  CSOH 153
Hall-Craggs v Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland 2016 S.L.T. 311
Cumming v SSE Plc 2016 Rep.L.R. 75
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