Compass Chambers

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Compass Chambers is delighted to have been recognised as a leading set by Chambers UK in the latest edition of the directory which was published yesterday. Compass has received 47 individual rankings in 6 practice area categories. Compass is also ranked Band 1 as a set in 4 categories – Person

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Compass Chambers has announced the appointment of new silks Gavin Anderson, Calum Wilson and Richard Pugh. The trio were among 16 new King's Counsel appointed by His Majesty The King on the recommendation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, having been nominated by the the Lord Justice General, Lord

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Compass Chambers advocate David Adams has completed two half marathons in the past three weeks to raise over £1,300 for St Columba’s Hospice. Mr Adams completed the Scottish Half Marathon on 18th September in a time of 1:51:31 and followed that up with the Great Scottish Run on 2nd Octob

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Compass Chambers and its members have once again received top rankings from the Legal 500 in the latest edition of the directory. Compass has received 19 individual rankings across three practice areas. The strongest rankings are in its Core areas, under the categories Personal Injury and Medical Ne

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Compass Chambers has welcomed Mark Nicholson and Iain Buchanan to Compass after both called to the bar today. Mr Nicholson was a solicitor for 14 years at a large personal injury firm before calling. He has considerable experience in personal injury work including road traffic accidents, occupier&rs

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Compass Chambers has welcomed Elaine Smith as its newest member after she called to the bar in a ceremony at Parliament House today. Ms Smith spent 11 years as a solicitor with a leading personal injury firm and has a wide range of experience in personal injury cases including road traffic accidents

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Compass Chambers has welcomed Carla Fraser to the stable. Ms Fraser called to the bar in 2020 having gained considerable experience as a solicitor and as a solicitor advocate since 2014.

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Kay Springham QC and Yvonne Waugh have been appointed as co-directors of Compass Chambers. They replace Steve Love QC and Astrid Smart QC who stepped down after serving for three and five years respectively. It is the first time Compass has had two female members in the role of co-directors. Ms Spri

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Compass Chambers' Malcolm McGregor will be taking part in the Pyrenees Stage Run and will be raising funds for the Beatson Cancer Charity – Compass Chambers’ nominated charity for 2021. The Pyrenees Stage Run is a seven-stage race beginning in Ribes de Freser, crossing a section of the P

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Compass Chambers has announced that David McNaughtan and Craig Murray have been appointed to the role of crown counsel by the Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain QC. Mr Murray has already commenced his appointment and Mr McNaughtan will begin in August.

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Compass Chambers has welcomed Andrew Bergin, Tom Brownlee and Hugh Masters as its newest members after they called to the bar today. Mr Bergin comes to bar after eight years as a solicitor in both private and in-house practice. He brings considerable personal injury experience of cases concerning em

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Catherine Smith has joined Compass Chambers. Ms Smith has extensive experience in reparation and public law and specialises in personal injury, clinical negligence and judicial review.

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Compass Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of new silks, Amber Galbraith QC and Barry Smith QC. They have been appointed by Her Majesty The Queen on the recommendation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, having been nominated by the Lord President.

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Compass Chambers has announced the launch of its new website. The site was produced by Arrival Design and it gives visitors an experience which is clean, uncluttered and easy to navigate regardless of the device it is being viewed on.

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