Douglas is a highly experienced lawyer with a strong background in professional negligence and personal injury claims as well as general commercial litigation. As a Practice Development Lawyer (PDL) his in-depth understanding of legal issues and dispute resolution processes is invaluable.
As a PDL Douglas takes a leading role in considering new legal and procedural developments providing colleagues with reliable analysis of and detailed comment on the impact of judicial decisions, statutory changes and alterations in practice and procedure. He is a respected source of advice, guidance and training for colleagues, working with them to deliver excellence. His down to earth approach to issues is greatly appreciated by all those involved in what are often highly complex cases.
Living Brodies' values
Douglas' approachability combined with his commitment to knowledge sharing and his collaborative approach is highly valued by colleagues and clients.
- A founder member of the Scottish Association of Litigation Support Solicitors (SALSS).
- Gave evidence to Scottish Parliament regarding changes introduced by the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018.
- An active member of the firm's innovation programme which aims to improve our service to clients.