Fiona Drysdale

Year of Call: 2002

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Fiona specialises in reparation, clinical negligence and public inquiries. She represents both pursuers and defenders. She has been Deputy Clerk of Faculty since 2019. She studied Law and French at Edinburgh and Paris, qualified at Maclay Murray & Spens (Dentons) and worked there as a solicitor in Edinburgh and London before joining the European Court of Justice as a legal translator. She is Clerk to the Board of Examiners and as such organises the Scottish bar exams. She is an Ad Hoc Advocate Depute, a Standing Junior to the Scottish Government and a member of the Access to Justice Committee of the Scottish Civil Justice Council. She is a Faculty Skills Instructor, taught on the Civil Court Practice at Edinburgh University for ten years and is a Legal Assessor for the General Teaching Council for Scotland. She is described in Chambers UK Bar 2023 as ”an experienced and extremely capable advocate with a thorough and practical approach to cases.”

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