LL.B (Hons) University of Aberdeen
Professional liability and regulation
Public and fatal accident inquiries
Public law, including judicial review and human rights
Angela has considerable Court of Session experience, her expertise in personal injury actions encompasses claims relating to road traffic accidents, employers' liability, occupiers' liability, industrial diseases, fatal claims and catastrophic injuries. She has a particular interest in the Protection from Harassment Act 1995
Angela has acted for both pursuers and defenders and was also instructed by Greater Glasgow Health Board in the high profile Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry and the Lord Advocate in The Fingerprint Inquiry.
As well as running a varied civil practice, Angela prosecuted as an Advocate Depute in the High Court, Appeal Court and Supreme Court (JCPC).
She has experience in litigations involving disputes over heritable property, including reduction of standard securities and surveyors’ negligence. She acted in the long-running litigations arising out of the Braer Disaster. She was appointed as a Legal Member of the Police Appeals Tribunal (April 2013).