A MacSporran

Archie MacSporran Q.C.

Year of Call: 1992

Year of Silk: 2021


M.A. (Hons) University of Edinburgh

LL.B University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Personal Injury

Public and fatal accident inquiries


An extremely reliable and very experienced advocate … He specialises in clinical negligence and he has got a fantastic reputation. He is very attentive to details."
Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2022. See http://www.ampersandstable.com/evoke/who/Archie-MacSporran/view.

Archie MacSporran has a broad experience in civil litigation, having almost 30 years experience at the bar. His practice is largely Court of Session, specialising over the last 15 years in clinical negligence cases of all types. He has considerable experience of working in very complex cases, such as cerebral palsy and other high value claims. He has also substantial experience in personal injury actions. He is a co-author of Commission & Diligence and has served on various Faculty Committees.




Banner 2020 FAI 18

Bowes v HC 2017 SLT 749 & 2018 SC 299 (IH)


Commission and Diligence, Greens 1995 (co-author)


Standing Junior Counsel, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries