Iain Nicol

Legal Director

Iain Nicol is a Legal Director at Lefevres, Solicitors, and is based in Glasgow.  He has Fellow status with the Association of Personal injury Lawyers and is accredited by the Law Society in both personal injury law and professional negligence law.  Iain has a significant case load of high value/catastrophic injury/fatal road traffic, work accident and medical negligence claims in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court.   He served on the Scottish Civil Justice Council Costs and Funding Committee from 2014 to 2017 and is now Convener of the Law Society's Civil Justice Committee and its working groups, dealing with all aspects of Civil Justice which affect the Solicitors’ profession including the implementation of the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act.  He is a member of the Law Society's Pursuers' Panel giving specialist advice in relation to claims against solicitors.

Iain also has a particular interest in quality assurance and peer reviewing having acted as a Peer Reviewer for the Law Society of Scotland between 2003 and 2018. He was invited to deliver a series of seminars to Chinese lawyers in Beijing in 2015 on the skills of peer reviewing.