Hugh Masters

Year of Call 2021

Hugh called to the bar in 2021, having trained and practiced at litigation firm Clyde & Co.

He has experience of a large range of personal injury work including catastrophic injury claims, employer and public liability claims, road traffic accidents, foreign claims, occupational disease, occupational stress, credit hire claims and historical child abuse. He has extensive experience and a particular interest in the quantification of catastrophic injury claims and the application of the Ogden Tables.

Since calling to the bar, Hugh has developed a particular interest in clinical negligence, and is regularly instructed on behalf of both pursuers and defenders.

Representative Cases

K v Chief Constable
Instructing solicitor in high profile, occupational stress reclaiming motion concerning the forseeability of psychiatric illness

Middlemiss v Rutherford and Highways England
Instructing solicitor in a high value road traffic accident which involved multiple defenders and, given the location of the accident, considerations of English law

Lee Birch v. George McPhie & Sons
Instructing solicitor for the defenders in this case where detailed submissions were required on the application of the Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Act 2013 following an accident involving ‘work equipment’

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  • Compass Chambers
    Parliament House
    EH1 1RF