Malcolm Duthie

Viewing: Industrial Disease for Malcolm Duthie

Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence
Industrial disease work:
Work-related upper limb disorder
Mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and other asbestos-related injury and fatal accident claims
Deafness – including “acoustic shock”
Workplace stress – including violence at work, harassment and bullying
Occupational asthma – including extrinsic allergic alveolitis and other respiratory disorders
“He is excellent with clients and has a calm head in vigorously contested cases.” Band 2 – PI Chambers UK 2018
Chambers UK 2018
“He has in-depth knowledge of complex neurological issues.”- Ranked: tier 1
Legal 500 2017
“He has an excellent work ethic, great attention to detail and is very good with clients. He has a strong approach to negotiation and a focus on truly representing his clients. An intelligent, articulate and a skilled advocate.”
Chambers UK 2017
“An excellent advocate.”
Legal 500 2016
“A highly experienced junior with significant expertise in cases involving catastrophic injuries. Instructing solicitors value his dedication to cases and skilled advocacy.” Strengths: “He is immaculately prepared every time and stands out for his fighting spirit. He has a phenomenal memory for case law. He is very approachable and good with clients, yet is ruthless at cross-examining.” Recent work: “Represented the defendants against claims brought by a young girl injured by a roof tile dislodged by wind in conditions that may have allowed the use of Act of God defence.”
Chambers UK 2016
“A real detail man – his focus on evidence is always impressive.”
Legal 500, 2015
“A senior junior with extensive experience in complex personal injury claims. Interviewees praise his tenacious approach and his ability to work well with clients. His attention to detail is second to none. He is one of the best senior juniors on the Midland Circuit, and is always thoroughly prepared.”
Chambers UK 2015
“Solid, dependable and knowledgeable. A great asset in complex cases.”
Legal 500 2014
“He is widely regarded both within the region and nationally as a leading senior junior for high-value catastrophic work. Instructing solicitors on both the claimant and defendant sides note his meticulous preparation and courtroom advocacy. He’s solid - he’s very good on his feet and you can guarantee however much stuff you send him he’ll read every single page. He’s sharp and supremely knowledgeable about a number of areas. In a difficult and complex case nothing’s too much for him.”
Chambers UK 2014
“Malcolm Duthie is ‘a formidable junior in the personal injury field”
Legal 500 2013
Personal Injuries Bar Association
LLB (Hons)
LLM (London)