Elaine called to the Bar in 2022 having spent 11 years with a leading personal injury firm.
Since calling to the Bar, Elaine has been instructed in a variety of personal injury cases stemming from road traffic accidents, accidents at work, occupier’s liability, and public liability claims. In addition, Elaine’s practice encompasses actions brought as a result of historic abuse, medical negligence and product liability.
Elaine has a particular interest in fatal accidents. As well as representing both pursuers and defenders in civil claims for damages arising from fatal accidents, Elaine has a burgeoning practice in fatal accident inquiries. Notably, Elaine was instructed as Crown Junior in the M9 fatal accident inquiry which examined Police Scotland’s failure to action a call which resulted in the death of an occupant of a car which had left the motorway.
Elaine also has experience of representing professionals during regulatory proceedings.