Eugene Creally QC

Year of Call: 1993
Silk: 2011
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[Eugene] came as 'a breath of fresh air' and explained the process in a concise and non patronising manner and was mindful of our opinions

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Eugene has a broad civil law practice with particular emphasis on public law litigation. He has vast experience in bringing and, in particular, defending judicial review cases having been Standing Counsel to both the Scottish Ministers and the Advocate General in both civil and criminal matters. He has also appeared in several extradition cases involving human rights challenges. Most recently, he has represented Police Scotland in a number of criminal appeals involving the recovery of privileged information including Coates & Wade v HM Advocate. He has also undertaken advisory work for Police Scotland in relation to the compatibility of certain police practices with human rights. He has regularly appeared for both pursuers and defenders in personal injury cases including those involving industrial disease and more recently represented pursuers in clinical negligence claims including complex brain and cerebral palsy injuries and clients are left with his ability “to explain the process in a concise and non patronising manner” and “to step in at the last minute and get to grips with the case”. He has appeared in public inquiries and planning law challenges in the Court of Session. He has a broad based commercial practice which includes professional negligence claims; insolvency disputes, building contract claims, private international law and jurisdiction, and intellectual property disputes. In addition he has undertaken work in other civil law areas including agricultural tenancies, trusts and succession and property law disputes.

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