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.
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.
Compass Chambers has announced the appointment of Angela Grahame QC as senior counsel to the Sheku Bayoh Public Inquiry. The inquiry will be chaired by Lord Bracadale and it will examine the circumstances of the death of Sheku Bayoh, who died in police custody on 3 May 2015.
Compass Chambers' Murdo Macleod QC and Emma Toner have discussed public inquiries and FAIs in the COVID-19 era for the stable's webinar series. They considered what COVID-19 inquiries might look like, what they could conclude and how they should be approached. For anyone who missed the webinar,
Webinar - The Cumberlege Review: Potential Consequences for Product Liability in Scotland – Wednesday 22nd July at 4pm On 8 July 2020, the Cumberlege review was published in England. It contains a scathing indictment of leadership and regulation of the provision of medicines and medical device
Mark Stewart QC, a member of Compass Chambers, has called to the English bar and is now dual qualified in Scotland and England. Mr Stewart has extensive experience in the High Court, acquired both as an advocate depute and defence counsel, in relation to allegations of commercial fraud or embezzleme