Ian Mackay QC

Year of Call 1980         Year of Silk 1993

"He's very knowledgeable. He manages expectations and fights the client's corner. His experience helps to make sure the client gets the best settlement possible." "He's known to be one of the best cross-examiners." - Chambers UK 2016

Ian has a wide experience in many areas of civil litigation. He specialises in property damage, professional negligence (including medical negligence) and personal injury work in which he is instructed on behalf of both Pursuers and Defenders through Insurers, Loss Adjusters, Local Authorities and Trade Unions. He has appeared in the House of Lords in seven cases. He regularly appears in the Court of Session and Sheriff Court.

He has particular expertise in catastrophic injury claims, including head and spinal injury cases, claims in respect of industrial diseases, psychiatric injury and fatal claims.

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