Dip LP University of Edinburgh

LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation


Robin specialises in personal injuries litigation and represents pursuers and defenders equally, where he regularly receives instructions from many of the leading firms in this area.

As well as acting for insurers, Robin also regularly receives instructions from local authorities and the health service in defender reparation claims. Robin has a particular interest in Employer's Liability and Medical Negligence claims.

Robin also has a specialist interest and expertise in valuation for rating law where he has represented various Assessors both before the local Valuation Appeal Committee and in the Lands Valuation Appeal Court.

Robin also has experience in other areas of civil litigation, including fatal accident inquiries, professional negligence claims, property and contract disputes. He has also appeared as an ad hoc Advocate Depute in the Sentence Appeal Court in the High Court.



Hylands v Glasgow City Council 2008 SLT 988

Emerson v Edrington Group Limited 2009 SLT 681

Wincanton Plc v Assessor for Lanarkshire Joint Valuation Board

Assessor for Glasgow v Monti Marino (Glasgow) Ltd

Happy Feet Nursery and Out of School Club Ltd v Assessor for Lanarkshire