Tom Brownlee

Year of Call 2021

Tom Brownlee called to the Bar in 2021 after 10 years as a Solicitor and Solicitor Advocate.

He brings a wealth of experience in all areas of personal injury litigation with a particular focus on road traffic, employers’ liability, large loss, and catastrophic injury cases. He is experienced in the quantification, negotiation, and settlement of high value claims.

Tom has experience of representing corporate entities and individuals in the Court of Session, Sheriff Appeal Court and Sheriff Courts across the country.

As well as Personal injury Tom has experience in Fatal accident Inquiries, Health and Safety and Road Traffic Prosecutions.

Representative Cases

Christopher Somerville v Harsco Infrastructure Ltd
Successfully represented the defender at first instance and on appeal in a case considering the vicarious liability of an employer after a hammer was thrown by one employee to another on a building site, causing injury.

Vikki Lowe v Cairnstar Ltd
Instructed for the defender at proof in a case considering the liability of a nightclub to patrons slipping on a wet floor in the nightclub bathrooms. The issues focused on the presence or not of a liquid on the floor and the defender’s system of inspection.

Caroline Delaney v Jet2.Com
Instructed for the defender in a case involving an accident at Tenerife South Airport. The argument focused on the recoverability of damages for psychiatric injury in cases subject to the Montreal Convention 1999.


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  • Compass Chambers
    Parliament House
    EH1 1RF