S Di Rollo

Simon R. Di Rollo Q.C.

Year of Call: 1987

Year of Silk: 2002


LL.B (Hons) University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Health & Safety

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries


He has appeared in numerous Fatal Accident Inquiries and led the team for the relatives in the Penrose Public Inquiry (2011-2012) 

Admitted 1987 - Crown Counsel 1997 -2000- Appointed Queen’s Counsel February 2002
As Junior Counsel an extensive and broad civil practice in reparation, commercial and criminal cases.  He appeared for the pursuer in Smith v Bank of Scotland (1997) and the accused in Brown v Stott (2000) and the Crown in Lord Advocates Reference No 1 (2000).  After taking silk as well as successfully representing the Crown in numerous high profile criminal appeals he developed a practice in high value reparation, professional negligence and health and safety cases.     
Member of Faculty Council 1995 – 1998 and 2014 to date - Director of Ampersand 2007 – 2010; Member of Sheriff Court Rules Council 2002 – 2011. Curator of Advocates Library 2010 -2012; Lecturer in Civil Procedure 2000 -2012 


Annotations to the Ordinary Cause Sheriff's Court Rules Parliament

House Book

Contributor, Green's Litigation Styles

Case Commentator SLT 2001 -

S.172 An unconventional approach? 2001 SLT13


Advocate Depute 1997-2000

Member, Sheriff Court Rules Council 2002-