Tony Murray

Experience

  • I specialise in handling the defence of personal injury claims, across motor, public and employers' liability.
  • I have wide a range of experience in property damage and product liability related claims.
  • Clients value my expertise in complex, unusual and high value claims, including spinal cord, brain injury, traumatic amputations, suicide and fatalities.
  • I have extensive experience in dealing with disease claims arising from asbestos, NIHL, WRULD, dermatitis, asthma and welding fume/COPD.
  • I head up a team that handles both motor and EL/PL related claims and which has particular expertise in defending suspicious claims.

Membership/appointments

  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Society of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (SSC) Society
  • The Insurance Fraud Investigators Group
  • Former Chairman of Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) in Scotland

Significant reported cases

  • Red Star Pub Company v Scottish Power, July 2016 - Successful recovery of over £2.5 million for insurers following three weeks of complex evidence and legal submissions.
  • Gordon v S & B Removals, 2014 - Tony appeared in the successful defence of this claim which was the first Scottish motor case of its type to proceed to a written judgment. This resulted in 13 other related claims being abandoned with six figure savings for the clients.
  • Morrison v ICL Plastics, 2014 - Successful Supreme Court defence of a £1.5million property damage claim, on behalf of an insurer on the grounds of prescription.

Contact Details


+44 141 353 2121
tony.murray@blmlaw.com
vCard