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Graeme Scott

Senior Associate

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Graeme Scott

Graeme Scott

Senior Associate

People

Graeme Scott

Graeme Scott

Senior Associate

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Following a career in the NHS, Graeme trained in a respected regional claimant personal injury firm and qualified as a Solicitor in 1998.

Over the years, Graeme has acted for most major Insurers.  He has also acted on instructions from major retailers such as Tesco Stores and Homebase/Argos in defending a range of employers’ liability, product liability and public liability claims.  Additionally he has  acted on instructions from the Treasury Solicitor and G4S in defending a range of employers’ liability and public liability claims arising from a prison environment.

Graeme formerly specialised in the defence of employers’ liability, public liability and motor claims on behalf of a number of local authorities and is expert in the law relating to the highways and public land.

Graeme regularly attends insurer client case surgeries and frequently provides training to clients on all aspects of personal injury litigation.

Experience
  • Successful defence at trial of a potentially fraudulent claim brought against a large housing association by a tenant in relation to allegedly defective premises.
  • Successful defence at trial of HAVS claims brought by two brothers against the same Defendant.
  • Successful defence at trial of a suspected fraudulent slip claim brought by a former employer against a large housing association.
  • Successful defence at trial of a number of suspected fraudulent highway tripping claims.
  • Successful defence of a suspected fraudulent high value slipping claim brought by a former employee against a major construction company.
  • Graeme has also secured the discontinuance/favourable settlement of a large number of industrial disease claims on the basis of his detailed Part 18 Requests to Claimants and Part 35 questions to experts.
  • Dealing with all aspects of a fatality claim, including attendance at the Inquest.

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Expertise

Having joined a national Insurance law firm upon qualification, Graeme has acquired extensive experience in defending a wide range of employers’ liability, occupiers' liability, public liability, product liability, motor, multi-party actions (food poisoning) and disease claims, particularly Hand-Arm Vibration and Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims for major insurers.

Regions covered
Full Profile

Following a career in the NHS, Graeme trained in a respected regional claimant personal injury firm and qualified as a Solicitor in 1998.

Over the years, Graeme has acted for most major Insurers.  He has also acted on instructions from major retailers such as Tesco Stores and Homebase/Argos in defending a range of employers’ liability, product liability and public liability claims.  Additionally he has  acted on instructions from the Treasury Solicitor and G4S in defending a range of employers’ liability and public liability claims arising from a prison environment.

Graeme formerly specialised in the defence of employers’ liability, public liability and motor claims on behalf of a number of local authorities and is expert in the law relating to the highways and public land.

Graeme regularly attends insurer client case surgeries and frequently provides training to clients on all aspects of personal injury litigation.

Experience
  • Successful defence at trial of a potentially fraudulent claim brought against a large housing association by a tenant in relation to allegedly defective premises.
  • Successful defence at trial of HAVS claims brought by two brothers against the same Defendant.
  • Successful defence at trial of a suspected fraudulent slip claim brought by a former employer against a large housing association.
  • Successful defence at trial of a number of suspected fraudulent highway tripping claims.
  • Successful defence of a suspected fraudulent high value slipping claim brought by a former employee against a major construction company.
  • Graeme has also secured the discontinuance/favourable settlement of a large number of industrial disease claims on the basis of his detailed Part 18 Requests to Claimants and Part 35 questions to experts.
  • Dealing with all aspects of a fatality claim, including attendance at the Inquest.
Sectors

Sectors

  • Casualty

  • Catastrophic Injury & Large Loss claims

  • Employers' & Public Liability

  • Fraud

  • Insurance & Reinsurance

  • Motor

  • Occupational Disease & Legacy claims