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.
The Scottish Government is expected to confirm today that there will be no change to the Discount Rate in Scotland and it will remain at -0.75%.
The Scottish Parliament has approved The Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill this month.
Insurer's appeal dismissed as exclusion clause does not cover deliberate act in assault case.
A report's key findings and recommendations on reform of the Scottish Discount Rate have been published in Holyrood
Costs reform continues with unprecedented pace in Scotland.
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Doug Keir has 'a wealth of experience and fights his client’s corner with tenacity'. Legal 500 2017