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Stuart Cochran Practice Group Leader, Personal Injury

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Stuart is a Personal Injury Solicitor at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Edinburgh.

He leads our team of specialist personal injury solicitors in Scotland.

He is an expert in pursuing large compensation claims in Scotland’s supreme civil court, the Court of Session, but also handles the multitude of smaller cases dealt with in the country’s Sheriff Courts.

During the course of his career, he has won high value payments for claimants who have had accidents at work and for victims of asbestos exposure.

He has developed a specialism in pursuing personal injury claims where liability is difficult to establish and has a particular expertise in tackling claims against highway authorities.


  • Personal injury 
  • Industrial disease cases
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Workplace accidents

Career history

  • Since 2012: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2005-2012: Russell Jones and Walker

Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers and Partners
  • Legal 500: Stuart provides “enviable advice in complex litigation cases”.
  • Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500, 2017

Recent Testimonials for Stuart Cochran

“I would definitely recommend Slater and Gordon for their expertise and professionalism in dealing with cases such as mine. Thanks again.”

Gardner, Edinburgh

“Many thanks to you for the excellent service I received and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending your company.”

Donaldson, Edinburgh

“We just wanted to say a big thank you for all of your advice and support you gave us throughout the period of the claim. The result has been fantastic and has provided much appreciated security for our family. Again thank you.”

Grattan, Edinburgh

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