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Richard Poole

Associate | Dundee

Personal Injury

Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law

Richard is an experienced Personal Injury Solicitor based in our Dundee office.

He deals with cases for many different types of claims, but specialises in accidents at work and clinical negligence claims.

His experience of accident at work claims includes, slips and trips, manual handling claims, serious back injuries and chronic pain, and claims resulting from the failure of employers to provide appropriate protective work equipment, while his experience of clinical negligence claims include: serious injuries, including catastrophic injuries, head and brain injuries and fatalities.

Richard recently settled a Court of Session action on behalf of an individual injured by an industrial machine.

Richard prides himself on providing excellent client care, ensuring that he puts his client’s needs first; by listening to them at all times and keeping them updated about the progress of their claim. Recent feedback from one of Richard’s clients confirms this client focused approach “Richard's Honesty and integrity is beyond reproach. He has helped and supported not only myself but my family through this difficult time”.

His extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of accidents at work and clinical negligence claims help Richard to negotiate and secure the maximum amount of compensation possible for his clients.

Richard is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Personal Injury and by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers at Senior Litigator level (APIL).


Accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law. Ranked in Legal 500 2019

Richard Poole's Blog Entries

Walk This Way?

It’s a familiar sight.  You’re walking down the street and someone is walking towards you, staring at their phone and not paying the…

Posted on 7th February 2020

How London Bridge terror attack survivors are able to sue Hertz over injuries.

It was recently confirmed that survivors of the London Bridge terror attack of June 2017 are suing Hertz, the company who hired the van…

Posted on 23rd August 2019

Here comes the MIB

Recently I was contacted by a colleague whose husband had been the unfortunate victim of a “hit and run” accident, meaning that despite his…

Posted on 3rd July 2019

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