A MacSporran

Archie MacSporran Q.C.

Year of Call: 1992

Year of Silk: 2021


M.A. (Hons) University of Edinburgh

LL.B University of Edinburgh

Special interests

Personal Injury

Public and fatal accident inquiries


“He is a complete dream; a methodical advocate with a good eye for detail who gets to the heart of the matter quickly” – Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2015.  “Experienced in complex, high-value medical negligence cases” - Legal 500 (2014). See http://www.ampersandstable.com/evoke/who/Archie-MacSporran/view.

Archie MacSporran has a broad experience in civil litigation, having over 22 years at the bar. His practice is largely Court of Session, specialising in recent years in clinical negligence cases of all types. He has considerable experience of working (both with senior and on his own) in very complex cases, such as cerebral palsy and other high value claims.  He has also substantial experience in personal injury actions. He is a co-author of Commission & Diligence and a member of the Faculty Anti Money Laundering Committee.


Commission and Diligence, Greens 1995 (co-author)


Standing Junior Counsel, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries