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Graham Primrose QC
Graham Primrose QC has a wide and varied civil practice with particular emphasis on reparation and professional negligence. He also practices in the area of employment, property and commercial law and has been an Ad hoc Advocate Depute since 2007. Graham is regularly instructed by high profile organisations, including several large insurance companies. He has particular knowledge of, and expertise in, cases involving oil and gas installations.
Graham was instructed for the partners of the pilot and co-pilot of the Super Puma Helicopter which crashed off the Scottish coast in April 2009 with the loss of all passengers and crew. The case concluded with a high-value settlement in October 2012. Graham also acted as Senior Counsel on behalf of the widows and children of all crew members aboard the Nimrod Aircraft which crashed whilst on active service in Afghanistan. A substantial settlement of damages was achieved on behalf of the clients in the summer of 2010. Graham is currently involved in a number of high profile reparation cases. He recently appeared on behalf of the second defenders and reclaimers in the reclaiming motion in the case of Anthony Phee -v- James Gordon & Niddrie Castle Golf Club in which, at first instance, ( CSOH 181) the Lord Ordinary found against a golfer and the operators of a golf club following the loss of an eye by a player during the course of a game of golf at the second defenders’ course (reclaiming motion due to conclude in December 2012). He has appeared in several Fatal Accident Inquiries. Graham Primrose has been rated by The Legal 500 as a leading individual in the field of personal injury.
Graham Primrose QC has experience in all of the courts in Scotland from the Inner and Outer Houses of the Court of Session to Sheriff Courts. He has appeared at the Employment Appeal Tribunal as well as the Employment Tribunal and at Fatal Accident Inquiries.
- Stable Director of Ampersand: 2011 to date