Pamela joined the firm in 2017 as a qualified Solicitor and Notary Public.
Pamela was legally educated firstly at the University of Dundee where she graduated with an LLB (Hons) Law degree and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. She went on to study at the University of Strathclyde where she obtained the LLM Masters degree in International Human Rights Law. Pamela is currently undertaking the Diploma in Forensic Medical Science at the Academy of Forensic Medical Science in London.
During her legal traineeship with R. S. Vaughan & Co. Solicitors in Glasgow, Pamela gained invaluable civil and criminal litigation experience whilst training under a practicing Solicitor Advocate and part-time Sheriff. She conducted her own Summary Trials and was heavily involved in the preparation of an array of criminal cases ranging from low-level public disorder and RTA offences, to high-profile civil aviation, rape and murder Indictments.
Since joining PBW Law Pamela has become an integral part of a team which provides specialist advice and representation to private clients and members of the Scottish Police Federation. Whilst managing her own caseload and enjoying a high level of success within the courtroom, Pamela also instructs Counsel in the exploration of complex and novel legal arguments at Appeal court level seeking not only to apply the law, but to set legal precedent along the way.
Pamela’s civil litigation experience is similarly versatile and includes the representation of police officers and other individuals at Fatal Accident Inquiries. She has gained considerable knowledge of a variety of contentious medical and forensic issues through her involvement in several Inquiries involving deaths in police custody. Pamela also has experience in medical negligence and personal injury litigation on behalf of both Pursuer and Defender, having spent a brief period working at a specialist medical negligence firm. At PBW Law she continues to work both in the defence of road traffic personal injury claims as well as in the pursuit of damages actions, including for fatal accidents and wrongful arrest.
Pamela is meticulous in the investigation and preparation of cases ensuring that the best possible outcome is always achieved and is frequently recognised by clients for her dedication, patience and support throughout the legal process, as well as for her legal expertise.