Industry accreditation for Edinburgh solicitor

Michaela Dougan, senior solicitor at Thorntons in Edinburgh

A SENIOR solicitor at Thorntons in Edinburgh has received an accreditation from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), further bolstering the firm’s specialist credentials.

Michaela Dougan has been recognised with litigator status and joins fellow Edinburgh based colleague Lauren Fettes as well as Richard Poole and Gary Mannion from Thorntons’ Dundee operation, all with an APIL accreditation as senior litigators.

Michaela specialises in pursuer claims covering a variety of personal injury and clinical negligence matters. She is well versed in pursuing claims arising from accidents at work or on the road, as well as industrial disease claims and slip/trip accidents.

Gordon McBean, Partner and Head of Personal Injury at Thorntons, said: “It’s great to see another colleague from our Personal Injury team join the specialists listed with APIL, further recognising our credentials in the sector and enhancing the service we can provide for clients.”

Michaela, added: “Thorntons has always been supportive of our training and development, and it’s a real privilege to be recognised with this trusted litigator accreditation.”

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