Partner, Head of Medical Negligence
Geoffrey joined Simpson Millar in 2015, and has 16 years’ experience of acting for claimants in Clinical and Medical Negligence claims.
Geoffrey is a Solicitor with specialist expertise in complex and high-value medical negligence cases including catastrophic injuries for:
- Cerebral & Erb’s Palsy
- Cauda Equina Syndrome and Spinal Injuries
- Meningitis Mistreatment
- Pregnancy and Birth Injuries
- Treatment leading to Amputation
- Missed and Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer
Geoffrey is also the author of ‘A Practical Approach To Clinical Negligence Post Jackson’, published by Law Brief Publishing in 2016. He has also contributed to the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers’ (APIL) ‘Guide To Catastrophic Injury Claims’.
He also regularly shares his expertise in articles written for the PI Brief Update Journal, the Personal Injury Law Journal, the Journal of Personal Injury Law, the Solicitors’ Journal and the National Medico-Legal Directory.
Geoffrey is called 'simply superb' in the Legal 500 2020/21 UK edition and the Medical Negligence team at Simpson Millar, has been ranked as Tier Four. The team, under Geoffrey's guidance continues to handle weighty and complex matters.
Chambers and Partners 2017 says, “Geoffrey Simpson-Scott is a key contact who advises clients on a range of Clinical Negligence cases, including misdiagnosis cases and Surgical Error claims.”
Geoffrey is a member of the Law Society and Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA).
Interests outside of work
Football, palaeontology, ancient history, natural history and cosmology.