Heather acts for various insurance companies in connection with the defence of litigated and non litigated claims.
Heather has experience in a variety of civil litigation but specialises in complex personal injury reparation. Heather deals with high value Sheriff Court and Court of Session cases involving severe injuries, multiple heads of claim, fatalities, fraudulent claims and medical negligence. Heather regularly appears in Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland.
Heather is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, the world’s largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services. Within this role Heather is also a member of her local Institute, the Insurance and Actuarial Society of Glasgow.
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession lists Heather as a "Leader in the Field" in Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant, where she is described as "meticulous and focused in her case preparation."
The Legal 500 2013 notes that "Harper Macleod LLP provides ‘a great service’ and ‘combines in-depth legal knowledge with a pragmatic approach’" and that Heather Calderwood is "extremely efficient and organised".
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP
Joined the firm: 2005