Brian Fitzpatrick

Year of Call: 1993

07810 852350
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He's superb - an absolute terrier in court. The level of his expertise is on a par with what we'd expect from most QCs

Personal Injury, Chambers & Partners

Brian Fitzpatrick has a wealth of experience in civil advocacy and advice. Prior to calling at the Bar he had been a solicitor in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London for 8 years. His training principally was in personal injury cases, fatal accident and Public Inquiries and employment law. As an advocate he has continued to develop his expertise in these areas. He has a particular interest in head and spinal injuries cases. Having served as Head of Policy in the First Minister’s Policy Unit for the late Donald Dewar, Brian has a unique insight into the workings of government and policy makers at Scottish and UK levels together with bodies including the British – Irish Council and European Union. A former member of the Scottish Parliament, he is well-versed in its practice and procedures. In personal injury cases, Brian mainly acts on behalf of individual pursuers – including those supported by trade unions or on a speculative basis.

Practice Areas

Contact our clerks

Normal business hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
+44 (0)131 260 5674 (9am to 5pm)

Alan Moffat

Advocates' Clerk

Working in Office

Jennifer Dunn

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

(working days Mondays to Thursdays)

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Sheena Hume

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Shawn McArthur

Deputy Advocates' Clerk


Kathryn Ferguson

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Emma Busby

Deputy Advocates' Clerk

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Founder Member of the Faculty of Advocates Personal Injury Law Group

Court and Tribunal Experience

Brian Fitzpatrick has extensive advocacy experience. This includes Sheriff Court, Employment Tribunal, Inner and Outer House experience in a wide range of cases: reclaiming motions, proofs, judicial review hearings, jury trials and Fatal Accident Inquiries.