Profile submitted by Laura Donald
A highly experienced Solicitor Advocate specialising in clinical defence, Laura carries out her own advocacy in respect of Public Inquiries and Fatal Accident Inquiries, on occasion junioring to senior counsel. She has great experience of representing the interests of clinicians before the General Medical Council, the General Dental Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council, generally conducting the interim stages without counsel. She has been described in the directories as being “absolutely excellent” with “sound judgement and a feel for her cases”. In addition to her regulatory work, Laura handles a clinical negligence caseload across both the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts. She has been applauded for her “dynamic preparation” and is considered “a force to be reckoned with”. She enjoys working with her clients to remediate to ensure the best results for them.
Society of Solicitor Advocates; The Law Society of Scotland; Association of Regulatory Lawyers (ARDL); Writer to the Signet (November 2015).
Joined BTO as a Partner in March 2009; Partner Dundas & Wilson LLP (2000 – 2009); Admitted as Solicitor Advocate (1996).