Calum Fife

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Calum  Fife

Calum Fife

Partner

T:0141 238 0077

Biography

Calum is a specialist in defending liability claims and has represented a variety of large insurers, self-insured companies, local and central government bodies in that capacity in a career spanning over 10 years.

He has acted for clients in a diverse range of disputes since qualifying in 2005. Calum specialises in defending personal injury claims and has extensive experience of handling motor and workplace accidents.

Calum is particularly skilled in defending industrial disease claims involving HAVS, NIHL and lung diseases. His practice encompasses a wide range of historic liabilities with a particular focus on childhood abuse claims.

Calum is instructed in both pre-litigated and litigated abuse cases involving religious bodies, schools, care homes and sports organisations.

Latest Insights by Calum Fife

Client Alerts 22/06/2021

Limitation in abuse cases considered in Scottish courts

The historical abuse case of B & C v Sailors Society has resulted in a welcome decision from Lady Carmichael. She decided that a fair trial was not possible. Calum Fife and Chris Rea summarise the reasons for the decision and any potential implications on future cases.

Client Alerts 15/03/2021 Scotland

Introduction of QOCS in Scotland

After being beset by delays, the required legislation to introduce QOCS in Scotland has been passed and they come into force on 30 June 2021. Will the still to be published procedures prompt the anticipated upsurge in claim volumes?