Robin Cleland

Year of Call 2005

“Robin has strong technical knowledge of the full array of medical negligence and personal injury work. He is measured and balanced in his approach. A fearless advocate" - LEGAL 500 2024

"Robin has an excellent skill set and is extremely thorough. Instructing him is knowing the case will proceed in a safe pair of hands with the best result ultimately obtained." "Robin is a pleasure to work with - easy going and pragmatic. He is thorough in the assessment of cases and understands not only the relevant law, but the medicine which relates to the cases in which he is instructed." "Robin is a highly skilled advocate. He has an outstanding ability in handling complex and sophisticated medical cases." CHAMBERS 2024

Robin came to the Bar as an experienced solicitor of 8 years. Since coming to the Bar, Robin has drawn on his past experience as a solicitor representing many in the Insurance industry.

He specialises in Medical Negligence and Personal Injury litigation where he regularly receives instructions from many of the leading firms in this area.

He also has experience in other areas of civil litigation, including fatal accident inquiries, professional negligence claims, property and contract disputes, valuation for rating and employment law. He has also appeared as an ad hoc Advocate Depute in the Sentence Appeal Court in the High Court. Robin has a particular interest in Employer's Liability and Medical Negligence claims.

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    Parliament House
    EH1 1RF