Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Compass Chambers is delighted to once again have been ranked Band 1 as a set in our core areas of Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Health & Safety in the 2018 edition of the Chambers UK Bar Directory which was published today. Compass Chambers was also ranked as a set for Product Liability.
In addition to the set rankings, Compass members have achieved a total of 37 individual rankings across the area. Compass remains the only set in Scotland ranked Band 1 in Personal Injury and Health & Safety.
For Personal Injury, the directory states that Compass “maintains its standing as the pre-eminent stable for personal injury in Scotland” and also says that Compass is "a first port of call" for solicitors, who explain: "They have a good range of advocates from junior to senior and a range of expertise." 23 members are ranked individually in the area including Robert Milligan who is recognised as a Star Individual.
For Clinical Negligence, the directory states that Compass “maintains its excellent reputation as a go-to stable for specialist clinical negligence expertise” and also says that Compass "are a one-stop shop - they have someone for everyone." Compass has a total of 8 members ranked individually in the area including Astrid Smart who is recognised as a Star Individual.
For Health & Safety, the directory states that Compass is “remains "a go-to practice" in Scotland for regulatory crime work, particularly in the field of health and safety law” and also says that Compass "has a degree of excellence from top to bottom, which no other stable can match" 4 members are ranked in this area including Peter Gray QC who is recognised as a Star Individual.
There is also praise for the clerking team with the directory stating "The clerks are very helpful and get back to you very quickly” and also states Compass has a "fantastic and very efficient clerking team." The directory says the clerking team are “always happy to help and they look for solutions, not issues.”
Full details of the rankings can be found here.
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