R Milligan

Robert G. Milligan Q.C.

Year of Call: 1995

Year of Silk: 2009


Jurisprudence (Hons) University College, Oxford

LL.B University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Personal Injury

Professional liability and regulation

Public and fatal accident inquiries


He has a particular interest in product liability claims and has acted for Merck in the Vioxx litigation; for General Motors; and for the pursuers in both metal hip implant and vaginal mesh litigation. 

Robert called to the Bar in 1995 and took silk in 2009.  He is top ranked by both Legal 500 and Chambers in personal injuries. He is a member of several committees of the Faculty of Advocates and is co-director of Compass Chambers.


Young v McVean

Leonard v Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

MacDonald v Aberdeenshire Council

Shields v Crossroads (Orkney)

Tortolano v Ogilvie Construction


Quantum Editor for Greens Reparation Bulletin

Editor of Delict chapter in Greens Human Rights looseleaf


Committee Member, Advocates Personal Injury Law Group

Member of Fees & Legal Aid Committee

Regular speaker for CLT, APIL and the Law Society of Scotland