Douglas is a partner in the Glasgow office. He is an experienced litigator who acts for insurers, adjusters, corporate and public sector clients. He specialises in defending motor, employer and public liability claims, particularly high value or complex cases, in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. He also conducts the defence of health and safety prosecutions and appears at Fatal Accident Inquiries.

He is a Solicitor Advocate and also an Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law.

Douglas is ranked in Chambers & Partners UK and is a recommended lawyer in Legal 500 UK.

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Doug Keir has 'a wealth of experience and fights his client’s corner with tenacity'. Legal 500 2017

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Doug Keir has 'a wealth of experience and fights his client’s corner with tenacity'.

Legal 500 2017

"Douglas Keir is capable of handling the most complex of matters. He is skilled in a number of different areas including EL/PL. He is described as a "very safe pair of hands" and someone who "builds clients' trust easily.""

Chambers & Partners 2016
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