Madelaine is a Solicitor within our Professional Discipline and Clinical Defence team and our Insurance team in Edinburgh.
Madelaine joined the teams in June 2019 as a trainee and qualified into her post in September 2019.
During her time in the firm, Madelaine has gained experience of working on a broad spectrum of cases in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts and has conducted her own advocacy in the Sheriff Court including Proofs and opposed motion hearings. Madelaine is involved in defending doctors and dentists at fitness to practise proceedings before the General Medical Council and the General Dental Council and representing clinicians in clinical negligence claims. Madelaine’s insurance work focuses primarily on asbestos related disease claims and road traffic accidents.
Prior to joining BTO, Madelaine gained experience in commercial litigation with a national firm and public law litigation and tribunal work while on secondment with the Government Legal Service for Scotland.