Fiona Drysdale KC

Year of Call: 2002

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an experienced and extremely capable advocate with a thorough and practical approach to cases

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2023

Fiona Drysdale specialises in reparation, clinical negligence and public inquiries. She has considerable experience in catastrophic injury and cases involving children and young people.

She was appointed as a Standing Junior to the Scottish Government in 2022. She is a member of both the Scottish Civil Justice Council and the Access to Justice Committee of the Civil Justice Council. She is an Ad Hoc Advocate Depute and has served as acting Clerk of Faculty, Deputy Clerk of Faculty and Clerk to the Board of Examiners. She is a Faculty Skills Instructor and a Legal Assessor for the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Before calling to the bar, she worked as a solicitor in a large commercial firm, having trained there in Edinburgh and London. She has also worked as a legal translator for the European Court of Justice.

She has been ranked in the Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 UK Bar guides for a number of years for Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury.

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