Astrid Smart QC

Year of Call 1999         Year of Silk 2019

"A standout new silk in both personal injury and clinical negligence matters"     - Chambers UK Bar 2020

"Outstanding advocate admired for her effectiveness in complex, high-value cases of medical and dental negligence" - Chambers UK Bar 2020

Astrid is Co-Director of Compass Chambers.  She is a specialist in reparation, who is ranked in clinical negligence, personal injury and product liability by Chambers’ UK Bar Guide 2020.  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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