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David Bell

Senior Associate Solicitor

Biography

Our associated firm, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP was established on 26 April 2011. At Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP, I am involved in a variety of personal injury claims including employment related accidents, industrial diseases such as vibration white finger, industrial deafness and asbestos related conditions and a wide range of cases ranging from straightforward falls to cases with complex legal issues and significant injuries. I assess the cases coming into the Personal Injury department in Glasgow and advise clients on their prospects.

I have extensive experience of instructing and preparing cases in the Court of Session, the senior civil court in Scotland, and also of conducting personal injury cases in sheriff courts throughout Scotland.

Market View

"Very competent and fast becoming a major player in the personal injury market." - Chambers & Partners, 2019

"A sage advisor, who is willing to go the extra mile" - Legal 500, 2018/19

A client says "I felt like he was excellent at all times. He was always in touch and present, and was able to help me."  - Chambers & Partners 2018

A client says: "Honestly, I couldn't ask any more from him. He was excellent." - Chambers & Partners 2017

"Deals with cases in a thorough and professional way and always keeps clients informed" - ​Legal 500, 2017

Sources note that he is "knowledgeable and experienced" and praise him for being "very good at dealing with clients." - Chambers & Partners 2016

"A safe pair of hands: experienced and well prepared." - Legal 500 2011

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

I was attracted by the challenge of trying to make sure that people who had a case to make should always have the opportunity to do so and also because I enjoy trying to make a point!

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

I enjoy the level of support and expertise which is available throughout the firm and the readiness of my colleagues to share their experiences with each other.

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

I play hockey competitively and enthusiastically, if not well, play squash weekly and am a very keen hill walker, getting out most weekends if possible and if my daughters' social arrangements permit it!




Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 18/01/2019
    Rio Gold Medal Paralympian Aiming For More Success After Silver Performance At Para-Athletics European Championships

    “When we heard from Joanna, and learned more about her amazing achievements, we were left in awe. “We were delighted to be able to help compete in London. The whole office was so proud when she won silver in Berlin and we look forward to cheering her on as she looks to defend her Paralympic gold medal in Japan in 2020.”

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  • 20/11/2018
    Lanarkshire Motorcyclist Road Safety Plea As Crash Left Him With Life-Changing Injuries

    “Unfortunately, we continue to see too many people whose lives have been turned upside down as a consequence of road traffic collisions, particularly cyclists and motorcyclists. “The injuries Andrew suffered were through no fault of his own. He is still trying to come to terms with how his life has changed forever. “His injuries have had a major impact on not only him but also his family as his children are now assisting him daily with many every day activities. “We join Andrew in supporting Road Safety Week and urge all road users to take care at all times to reduce the number of those on two wheels being seriously injured or killed.”

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  • 18/09/2018
    Glasgow Disability Sports Club Set For Equipment Boost After Law Firm's Donation

    “Our Don’t Quit, Do It campaign is all about highlighting the huge impact that sport can have on lives and this current grant programme has allowed us to back great initiatives which are making a major difference to their communities. “We are delighted to lend a hand to the Movement Park Boccia Club and hope that these funds will help the organisation push on with its efforts to showcase the amazing benefits of the sport.”

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  • 20/08/2018
    Scottish International Boccia Player Gets Funding Boost From Law Firm

    “The nature of our work means we have seen just how beneficial Boccia can be for those who take part in it. As such, we are delighted to once again lend a hand to someone connected to the sport. “Reegan is a great example of the positive impact sport can have and we wish him all the best for the future.”

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