Frank Hughes


  • I am a partner and head of BLM's Glasgow office.
  • I have experience in conducting insurer-related litigation across a wide arena, including to the Supreme Court and cross-border disputes.
  • I specialise in complex loss and emerging risks, with a significant background in disease litigation and large loss.
  • I have been an accredited specialist in personal injuries for many years and act as an expert witness in solicitors’ negligence.
  • For many years I tutored in Judicial Review at Glasgow University and I am the author of an online resource on Scottish Court procedure.
  • On many occasions I have presented publicly on insurance-related subjects, including on ‘insurance and Brexit’, both nationally and internationally.


  • Member of the Regulatory Committee of the Law Society of Scotland
  • Scottish Representative on the UK FOIL National Executive Committee
  • Mentor for disadvantaged law students under the LawScot Foundation
  • Former Chair of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers in Scotland


Contact Details

+44 141 307 6743


‘Frank Hughes is excellent. He has a pragmatic approach to getting a good outcome for his clients.’

Legal 500 2022 - Personal Injury: Defender

"He's very approachable and always prepared to help improve my understanding of a matter."

Chambers & Partners 2021

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