Robert Swanney is a Litigation Partner with Digby Brown Solicitors. He has over 40 years experience in Pursuer’s personal injury claims.
He has a special interest in head and spinal injury cases. Robert was a founding Trustee of the Head Injuries Trust for Scotland and gave of his time as a legal counsellor in their voluntary counselling service and was latterly Chairman. He provides a legal counselling service for Spinal Injuries Scotland, BIRT at Graham Anderson House in Glasgow and at Huntercombe Neurodisabily and is part of the Child Brian Injury Trust Steering Group for Scotland. Robert is an active speaker to Headway National Brain Injury Association groups and other similar groups throughout Scotland. Robert has written for Headway their publication “Claiming compensation after Head Injury in Scotland” and is co-authoring an update to this publication for Headway.
He is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in personal injury law is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, and of the American Association for Justice as well as the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injuries Lawyers.
Robert has been involved in catastrophic injury cases not only in Scotland but other European countries, in Canada and the United States and has achieved many awards in excess of one million pounds for individual clients.
Chambers and Partners UK Guide from 2007 to date has him as Ranked No.1 for personal injury (claimant) and describes Robert as a "big hitter. He will give you a run for your money" because "he knows what he is doing," and is "a superb negotiator, who really fights hard for his client."
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