Iain Nicol is a Consultant with Thorntons Law LLP, and is based in Edinburgh. He is one of the original members of the Pursuers’ panel. He has Fellow status with the Association of Personal injury Lawyers and is accredited by the Law Society in both personal injury law and professional negligence law.

Iain has a significant case load of high value/catastrophic injury/fatal road traffic, work accident, professional and medical negligence claims in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court. He served on the Scottish Civil Justice Council Costs and Funding Committee from 2014 to 2017 and is now Convener of the Law Society's Civil Justice Committee and its working groups, dealing with all aspects of Civil Justice which affect the Solicitors’ profession including the implementation of the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018.

Iain also has a particular interest in quality assurance and peer reviewing having acted as a Peer Reviewer for the Law Society between 2003 and 2018. He was invited to deliver a series of seminars to Chinese lawyers in Beijing in 2015 on the skills of peer reviewing. He regularly chairs and speaks at conferences and is currently co-authoring a textbook on Costs and Funding in the Civil Courts.

You can contact Iain at:
Thorntons Law LLP
City Point, 3rd Floor
65 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh, EH12 5HD
Telephone: 0131 225 8705

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