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Diane Cairney

Partner T:0141 221 1919
DD: 0141 227 6036 Mobile: 07900 180 251

Diane is a partner and the head of our Litigation Department. 

Diane is the Head of the Litigation Department. She joined Miller Samuel LLP in 1991 as a trainee, had a short spell with Hill Brown solicitors in 1997/98 before being assumed as a Partner in Miller Samuel LLP in 1999. She has extensive commercial litigation experience including contract, construction and commercial disputes, licensing, property and procurement disputes. 

Her background is in personal injury litigation, with a keen interest in spinal and brain injury claims as well as medical negligence. Diane was appointed as the first full time Managing Partner of the firm between 2005 and 2009 and remains responsible for the firm’s Quality Standard policies. She is a former tutor at the University of Glasgow on the Diploma in Legal Practice course and currently sits on the Council of the Royal Faculty of Procurators Glasgow.


"Continue to be proud for what you do for people in circumstances such as these” (claim relating to a fatal RTA)

"I would like to send my best wishes and thank you sincerely for what you did on my behalf. I won't forget the support and assistance you have given me”. (claim relating to fatal RTA)

“Thank you again for all your hard work and support- it was a long journey through which you were always my steady guide. Couldn’t have done it without you”. (High value medical negligence claim)