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About Us

Professional expertise from personal injury solicitors you can trust.


Powered by Lindsays, one of Scotland’s leading independent law firms, Calio Claims brings a specialist offering to Scotland’s personal injury market.

With one of the largest personal injury teams in Scotland, we help people secure the compensation they deserve in relation to all types of claims, from road traffic accidents and slips and trips to complex medical negligence cases.

Our lawyers and support staff are organised into specialist teams which means that our clients work with people that have specific expertise in the area relating to their claim. This expertise, complemented by state-of-the-art case management software, enables us to provide highest quality advice and representation for our clients and achieve excellent results for them.


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How we deal with your claim

When you contact the team at Calio Claims we will guide you through the claims process so you know what to expect. For each claim, we appoint a dedicated case handler who will seek to understand as much about your circumstances as possible, and will ask you a number of questions about exactly what happened to you, the injury you have suffered, the treatment you have received and the ways in which you have lost out financially as a result of your injury. We will then begin drafting your claim to be intimated to the party that caused your injury.

We will also gather evidence to support your claim. This may include things such as witness statements, photographs of the accident site, medical reports, medical or expert opinion, copies of any accident or police reports and anything else we believe will assist in making your claim.

It is always our priority to reach the best possible settlement without delay. In most cases, we aim to reach a negotiated settlement out of court. We may also be able to obtain interim payments for rehabilitation or care, before settlement of your case.

The expertise of our people is complemented by our state-of-the-art case management software. This ensures integration of all the relationships and processes involved in a claim, however complex, and enables us to provide efficient reporting throughout. We know how important your case is to you, and so we will always keep you informed of how your claim is progressing.

We offer support from the start of a claim through to aftercare and, as part of a full service law firm, we consider the wider legal context, for example whether a personal injury trust would be beneficial to protect a lump sum payment.

Where we came from

Calio Claims is powered by Lindsays - one of Scotland’s leading law firms. Established in 1815, Lindsays is one of Scotland’s leading independent law firms. The firm is owned and run in Scotland and boasts a team of highly experienced lawyers across a broad variety of practice areas. We have offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee and are proud to serve all of Scotland as well as other jurisdictions where there is a Scottish element to a case. To find out more about Lindsays and how they can help with your personal or business matters visit

Our personal injury team is listed in The Legal 500 as Band 1 for Medical Negligence and Band 2 for Personal Injury Pursuer.

What people say about us

David Armstrong

“David Armstrong is one of the best litigators in Scotland and has built an incredible business platform since bringing his team over from Brodies.” The Legal 500 UK

“Head of personal injury David Armstrong is a solicitor advocate and expert in employers' liability. Clients describe him as "approachable with a very detailed knowledge of the personal injury market.” Chambers UK: A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession

“The practice is led by ‘impressive’ David Armstrong, who is noted for providing ‘well-organised instructions’ and the manner in which he deals with defending parties.” The Legal 500 UK

Armstrong is described by one impressed client as being "very commercially astute and very efficient.” Chambers UK: A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"He was excellent. He guided us through everything and explained everything. We had confidence in him.” Chambers UK: A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession

Jonathan Cornwell

“Case manager Jonathan Cornwell specialises in spinal injuries, fatal accidents and medical negligence cases. He is described by clients as "a good-quality lawyer who is very approachable and very knowledgeable." Chambers UK: A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession

“Jonathan Cornwell has ‘a stellar reputation’ amongst clients and peers alike.” The Legal 500 UK

“He is lauded by clients for his experience in personal injury matters and is described by one as being "very calm, thorough and good to have in a crisis." Chambers UK: A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"Does an extremely good job" and is praised for being "quietly dependable in a crisis." Chambers UK: A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession

“Jonathan Cornwell is ‘compassionate, understanding and attentive at all times.” The Legal 500 UK

Lauren Pasi

“Lauren Pasi is dedicated and unflappable.” The Legal 500 UK

Our team

“Client care seems to be at the top of their agenda, as is pressing for the maximum amount possible in compensation. The legal knowledge and competence of the firm should place them at the forefront of the market.” The Legal 500 UK

“They really are a strong and flexible team” The Legal 500 UK

“I would like to say I am very happy and grateful in which the way Lindsays handled my injury claim. Throughout the whole process they kept me up to date at each stage and always responded to any of my enquiries fully and promptly. I truly believe I would have never got anywhere trying to get my injury claim settled myself. Lindsays really took all the stress out of my claim.” Client Testimonial

“I was very impressed by the service offered by Lindsays. They regularly updated me and I never had to contact them. I was delighted with the compensation that I was awarded. I received a five figure sum which was more than five times the original offer made by the Council. I would recommend Lindsays to anyone who has been injured and wants great service in the knowledge that they will fight to secure the most compensation.” Client Testimonial

“I was very happy with the help and advice on offer from Lindsays, in particular the tireless extra work involved in my case. No stone was left unturned in the pursuit of a successful outcome. I would recommend Lindsays to anyone who is in the unfortunate situation of having suffered medical negligence.” Client Testimonial

“I was impressed with the way that Lindsays went about dealing with my claim. On my behalf, my mother had instructed another solicitor before Lindsays and the previous solicitor had not really got anywhere with the claim. I was happy with the thoroughness of the enquiries and that Lindsays were able to identify the correct people to sue from a difficult and jumbled set of circumstances. I was happy with the compensation that I was awarded." Client Testimonial