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Bruce Goodbrand

Bruce Goodbrand

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Bruce has been with the firm since qualifying as a solicitor.  He is an invaluable member of our casualty team.  A determined litigator, acting for both insurance and commercial clients, his court practice is one of the busiest in the firm.  In addition to his practice in general insurance work, he handles a broad range of regulatory matters, including Fatal Accident Inquiries and the defence of health and safety prosecutions.

Bruce is routinely instructed in large loss and complex injury cases, and also associated road traffic matters.  He regularly advises and represents major clients in the construction, engineering, oil & gas, retail and transport industries.

He has a keen interest in topical matters relating to both regulatory work and personal injury.  He presents regularly within the firm and also to a variety of insurers, insureds and other interested parties.  He co-ordinated the response of the firm to the proposed Damages Claims (EU Directive on Health & Safety at Work) (Scotland) Bill. Bruce has served as the Chair of FOIL Scotland, sits on the Scottish Risk & Regulatory Committee, and is one of knowledge partners for casualty work in the firm, with oversight of the Professional Support lawyers.

Experience
  • 2015 - Parks v MIB & Euromark GB Ltd (Court of Session)
  • 2015 - FAI Re Death of Michael MacDonald - Livingwell Dundee Swimming Pool (for Hilton Worldwide)
  • 2014 - HMA v Jewson Ltd (HSWA s2)
  • 2014 - HMA v Viridor (HSWA s2)
  • 2012 - Brown v Lakeland Ltd (Court of Session)
  • 2008 - HMA v Mitie Engineering Services HSWA s2 / s37

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Expertise

Bruce has almost 25 years of experience in general insurance work, specialising in complex personal injury claims. He deals with all aspects of EL, PL and motor cases. He also has an extensive background in regulatory work, having advised on numerous Fatal Accident Inquiries and Health & Safety prosecutions.

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Full Profile

Bruce has been with the firm since qualifying as a solicitor.  He is an invaluable member of our casualty team.  A determined litigator, acting for both insurance and commercial clients, his court practice is one of the busiest in the firm.  In addition to his practice in general insurance work, he handles a broad range of regulatory matters, including Fatal Accident Inquiries and the defence of health and safety prosecutions.

Bruce is routinely instructed in large loss and complex injury cases, and also associated road traffic matters.  He regularly advises and represents major clients in the construction, engineering, oil & gas, retail and transport industries.

He has a keen interest in topical matters relating to both regulatory work and personal injury.  He presents regularly within the firm and also to a variety of insurers, insureds and other interested parties.  He co-ordinated the response of the firm to the proposed Damages Claims (EU Directive on Health & Safety at Work) (Scotland) Bill. Bruce has served as the Chair of FOIL Scotland, sits on the Scottish Risk & Regulatory Committee, and is one of knowledge partners for casualty work in the firm, with oversight of the Professional Support lawyers.

Experience
  • 2015 - Parks v MIB & Euromark GB Ltd (Court of Session)
  • 2015 - FAI Re Death of Michael MacDonald - Livingwell Dundee Swimming Pool (for Hilton Worldwide)
  • 2014 - HMA v Jewson Ltd (HSWA s2)
  • 2014 - HMA v Viridor (HSWA s2)
  • 2012 - Brown v Lakeland Ltd (Court of Session)
  • 2008 - HMA v Mitie Engineering Services HSWA s2 / s37
Sectors

Sectors

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

Services

Services

  • Commercial Disputes