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3. Voluntary Organisations and the Assumption of Responsibility
Date:
Thursday 31 January 2019
Time:
05:45pm - 07:15pm
Speaker:
Simon Di Rollo QC (Advocate)
Seminar Details:

The talk will look at when and whether a duty of care is owed when services are provided on a voluntary, charitable or friendship basis and consider the appropriate standard of care.

Simon Di Rollo QC called in 1987 and took silk in February 2002. He has appeared in many important cases in both the Civil and Criminal courts including Supreme Court/House of Lords and JSPC. He has extensive and wide-ranging experience in other courts and tribunals including the GMC, the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Court of Arbitration for Sport at Lausanne. He has appeared in numerous Fatal Accident Inquiries and public inquiries. He lectured in civil procedure at the University of Edinburgh from 2000 until 2012 and was a member of the Sheriff Court Rules Council from 2002 until 2011. Since 2012 most of his work has been in the field of high value reparation in the Court of Session for both pursuers and defenders. He has particular expertise in industrial diseases. He is regularly instructed in clinical and professional negligence cases. Simon was admitted to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2017 and as a Fellow in September 2018.

In 2016 he was appointed as Director of the Quality Assurance Programme for the Faculty of Advocates. He has conducted numerous civil jury trials successfully and is ranked Band 1 in Chambers 2017 for Personal Injury.

 

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