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Compass Chambers is a clear market leader in Scotland for clinical negligence, personal injury and health and safety work. It is home to a stellar collection of Advocates” – Chambers UK

Compass Chambers is a leading set of Advocates at the Scottish Bar and commands an outstanding reputation in each of its core areas of expertise: namely Reparation, Regulatory Crime and Professional Negligence Litigation. In addition to its core strengths, Compass includes within its membership specialists in contract and commercial litigation, fatal accident inquiries, public inquiries and public law.

Our ethos is simple: to demonstrate excellence at all times, working together with you to achieve the best possible outcome, always. Our membership, based exclusively on merit, embraces this ethos which is central to our outstanding reputation.

Members include some of the most well instructed, and highly regarded counsel at the Scottish Bar and, as a result, have considerable experience in all Scottish courts from the Sheriff Court to the UK Supreme Court. Many members are rated in Legal 500 and Chambers UK as leading in their areas of practice and Compass is ranked Band 1 as a set for Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Health & Safety by the Chambers UK Directory.

An essential part of the Compass ethos is to seek to give added value at all times. To that end, Compass hosts regular conferences across the country at which the most recent developments in our respective core areas are presented to a wide audience.

As an organisation, Compass is at the forefront of innovating in the way in which Counsel interact with agents and clients, and aims to offer a commercially sensitive, comprehensive and cost-effective service.

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Mark Stewart QC and Gavin Herd Shortlisted for Legal 500 Awards

29.11.17

Compass Chambers is delighted that Mark Stewart QC and Gavin... Read More

Determination published for Fatal Accident Inquiry re. Snowman Rally and Jim Clark Rally

24.11.17

The Sheriff’s determination in the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the... Read More

Appeal against Conviction by BK against Her Majesty's Advocate [2017] HCJAC 68

23.11.17

Claire Mitchell of Compass Chambers appeared for the appellant in... Read More