Judy Williamson

Senior Associate

Medical Negligence , Personal Injury


Judy is a Senior Associate and Head of the Medical Negligence team based in our Edinburgh office.
Judy Williamson

Judy is a Senior Associate and Head of the Medical Negligence team based in our Edinburgh office.

She is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Medical Negligence, having held that accreditation since 2003. She is recognised in the legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leader in the field of clinical negligence.

Judy acts exclusively for claimants She has a complex high value clinical negligence practice and has over 20 years’ litigation experience.  She specialises in both medical negligence and personal injury. She deals with cases involving birth trauma, catastrophic injury and fatal claims.  She has extensive experience of preparing and presenting cases in the Court of Session. She successfully pursued one of the first jury trials in a medical negligence case in Scotland.  She appears regularly in court in medical Fatal Accident Inquiries. She has a strong reputation in the field. She has a sensitive approach to cases and is committed to achieving the best results for her clients. She has a strong sense of access to justice.

Judy is an AvMA approved member in Scotland. She is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL).

Judy joined Access Legal at the beginning of November 2015. She previously worked at Anderson Strathern in their Healthcare, Public and Regulatory Law team where she specialised in medical negligence and personal injury.

 Judy also has experience of regulatory work and also works with our Regulatory Law team.