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All of the solicitors and support staff at Calio Claims are personal injury experts. We are one of the largest personal injury teams in Scotland and we are organised into specialist teams depending on experience and expertise. This means that our clients will always work with the right lawyers, paralegals and support staff for their case and specific circumstances. We are not only proud of the professional credentials and experience of our team, but in each and every member’s dedication to client service too. Find out more about each of our team below.
David is a Partner and Head of our Personal Injury Team. He has over 25 years of experience in litigation and specialises in delict, libel law, clinical negligence and health & safety legislation.
He is an experienced solicitor Advocate and deals with high value and complex cases in the Sheriff Court and the Court of Session in Scotland.
David has a special interest in alternative dispute resolution. He is a frequent speaker in all aspects of Personal Injury law.
“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 2019 Band 1 - Personal Injury
“David Armstrong of Lindsays leaves interviewees "impressed by his ability to understand all the medical issues involved," and is also highlighted for "his dedication to his client." He offers expert advice on a wide range of clinical negligence claims, including failed diagnoses, surgical errors and substandard care. He is additionally adept at dealing with issues of medical consent. “
Chambers – Band 2 Clinical Negligence
“Lindsays acquired the well-established medical negligence practice from Brodies LLP in February 2017; the practice, which stands out for the ‘sensitivity’ it offers to clients pursuing medical negligence claims, is highly active in court litigation, as well as alternative dispute resolution. 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. In a recent highlight, he successfully represented a client in a complex causation case involving a patient who suffered complications following surgery, which was settled with an award of periodic payments to cover additional care costs. Jonathan Cornwell is also recommended for his medical negligence expertise.“
Legal 500 - Medical Negligence Band 1
“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“
“Armstrong is described by one impressed client as being "very commercially astute and very efficient.“
Chambers and Partners
“He was excellent. He guided us through everything and explained everything. We had confidence in him.“
Chambers and Partners
“The ‘well established’ team at Lindsays is noted for its particular ability to handle complex claims across the personal injury practice area, with specialists in spinal injuries, accidents abroad, industrial disease and clinical negligence. In addition to litigation, the group is also well-versed in arbitration proceedings. David Armstrong leads the team and, alongside Jonathan Cornwell has ‘a stellar reputation’ amongst clients and peers alike. The group are currently representing a child who suffered multiple serious injuries following a road traffic collision, in a case that so far has led to interim damages and a claim for £15m. The group is also instructed in a number of cases involving issues of complex liability and quantum. Experienced litigators, associate Lauren Pasi and senior solicitor Sarah Donaldson stand out for possessing ‘a good attention to detail’“
Legal 500 - Personal Injury