Astrid Smart

Year of Call 1999        

"A standout junior in both personal injury and clinical negligence matters" "Recognised as a go-to advocate for complex mandates"   - Chambers UK Bar 2018

"A market leading junior for clinical negligence" - Chambers UK Bar 2015 (Ranked as Star Individual)

Astrid is Co-Director of Compass Chambers.  She is a specialist in reparation, who is ranked as a Star Individual in clinical negligence and Band 1 in personal injury by Chambers’ Guide 2019.  She has a special interest in clinical negligence, acting for both pursuers and defenders, together with expertise in medical product litigation.  She has wide experience across the spectrum of complex personal injury cases, including occupational stress, catastrophic injury, industrial disease and public liability actions.

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Leslie O'Donnell v Lisa Smith and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc [2018] SC Edin 68

24.01.19

A motorcyclist who was injured after crashing into the back of a car which... Read More

Nominated Charity for 2019 - Edinburgh Food Project

09.01.19

Compass Chambers are delighted to announce that our nominated charity for 2019 is the... Read More

Craig Murray Qualifies as a Barrister

10.12.18

Compass Chambers are pleased to announce that Craig Murray has qualified as... Read More