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Injury lawyer details for Iain Nicol

Injury lawyer - Injury lawyer details for Iain Nicol

Tel: 0131 200 1205

iain.nicol@balfour-manson.co.uk

Accidents at work
Back or spinal injuries
Children
Clinical negligence
Fatal accidents
Head or brain injuries
Road traffic accidents
Train, ship and plane injury

Injury lawyer - fellow

About Iain Nicol

My background, for 27 years, has been pursuing compensation claims for accident victims and those who have suffered as a result of professional or medical negligence.

Often clients have had life changing injuries and I fully appreciate that the work which I do can make a huge difference to how they are able to take their lives forward. I try to never lose sight of the fact that a client’s claim may be the most important thing for them at that particular time and I strive to achieve the best possible outcome in every case.

I love travelling and visiting different countries all over the world. I am an avid supporter of the Scottish Football team, and try to go to all of their home and away matches.

I am accredited by The Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in both professional negligence law and personal injury law.

I have a significant case load of medical negligence work as well as dealing with high value road traffic and work accident claims in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court.

I am regularly invited to deliver seminars to lawyers on aspects of personal injury practice and procedure as well as civil litigation costs and funding.

I also have a particular interest in quality assurance and peer reviewing having acted as a Peer Reviewer for the Law Society of Scotland since 2003. I was invited to deliver a series of seminars to Chinese lawyers in Beijing in 2015 on the skills of peer reviewing and have a particular interest in the Chinese Legal Reform programme.

Memberships and Accreditations

  • Appointed by Lord President Gill as a member of the Scottish Civil Justice Council Costs and Funding Committee (2014-2017)

  • Peer Reviewer for Law Society of Scotland Quality Assurance Scheme from 2003 to 2018

  • Member of Law Society of Scotland’s Pursuers’ Panel, offering specialist advice to clients and members of the profession in relation to Solicitors’ Negligence

  • Member of the Law Society of Scotland's Civil Justice Committee
  • And of course… a member of The Tartan Army. 


APIL membership: Practitioner member  - What does this mean?

APIL accreditation: Fellow

Other memberships: The Law Society of Scotland

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Iain Nicol
BALFOUR+MANSON LLP
56-66 Frederick Street
Edinburgh
Midlothian
EH2 1LS
Tel: 0131 200 1205
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