Calum Wilson KC

Year of Call 2002 Year of Silk 2022

"Calum's knowledge is excellent." "He is definitely the foremost foreign and travel law expert at the Scottish personal injury Bar." "He is always a safe pair of hands with complex cases and he gets to the nub of the issue quickly and efficiently." - Chambers UK Bar 2024

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.

Representative Cases

McGlinchey v General Motors UK Ltd 2012 Rep.L.R. 20

Gibson v West Lothian Council [2012] CSIH 62

Anton v South Ayrshire Council 2013 S.L.T. 141

Wilson v North Lanarkshire Council [2014] 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 [2015] 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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