A partner with Allan McDougall Solicitors, Julie heads up our market leading and award winning Personal Injury team.
Julie has specialised in Personal Injury law since 1995. She has vast experience in pursuing cases involving work related accidents, industrial disease, road traffic accidents, cycle accidents, public liability claims and medical negligence.
She has pursued many high value, complex cases and litigates regularly in the Court of Session and The All-Scotland Personal Injury Court.
Julie regularly runs training courses in Personal Injury Law for other solicitors and trade union officials. She has been published on issues such as the impact of S69 of The Enterprise Act upon employees’ rights and the notion of presumed liability for cycle accidents.
She is accredited by The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers as a senior litigator and by the Law Society of Scotland as a Personal Injury Specialist. As a solicitor advocate she is able to appear in Scotland’s highest civil court.
Julie is a mentor on the Law Society of Scotland's Lawscot Foundation programme, which supports academically talented law students from less advantaged backgrounds.
Articles by Julie Harris
- What should your employer be doing to allow safe return to work following lockdown?
- Travelling to and from work following lockdown
- Can a personal injury claim be made against a company that has stopped trading?
- What is Res Ipsa Loquitur?
- Back to basics: the fundamentals of personal injury law
- Allan McDougall Solicitors voice grave concerns over access to justice
- Personal injury cases for other law firms’ clients
- Am I too late to claim compensation for my injury?
- Beware early offers for road traffic accident compensation claims
- Passenger awarded compensation after breaking ankle on bus
- Who’s to blame when the party’s over?
- Limits to compensation for psychiatric injury after an accident
- The importance of risk assessment in the workplace
- Need legal advice about an injury? Attend our free Personal Injury virtual clinic
- Accidents abroad compensation claims
- Noise-Induced Deafness Claims
- Working at home accidents - who is liable?
- Happy Birthday to the All-Scotland Personal Injury Court!
- Mentoring with the Lawscot Foundation
- How has the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Act changed the landscape for abuse survivors?
- Festivalgoers urged to stay safe this summer
- You've had a cycling accident - what next?
- Putting a figure on personal injury claims
- A triple pronged attack on cycling accidents
- How to choose a personal injury solicitor
- A compensation offer is for life, not just for Christmas