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Thursday, June 23rd, 2022 Elaine Smith joins Compass Chambers

We are delighted to welcome Elaine Smith as our newest member after she called to the Bar in a ceremony at Parliament House...

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Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 Jubilee Public Holiday Opening Hours

The office will be closed for the Public Holiday from 5pm on 1st June and will re-open from 8:30am on Monday 6th June.  Emails and...

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Thursday, April 14th, 2022 Easter Weekend

The clerking team will be on leave from 5pm on Thursday 14th April until 8:30am on Tuesday 19th April for the Easter Holiday...

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Friday, April 1st, 2022 Claire Mitchell QC Shortlisted for Annual Award

Claire Mitchell QC and Zoe Venditozzi, well-known for their work on the Witches of Scotland campaign, were both delighted to have been shortlisted...

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Thursday, March 17th, 2022 Barney Ross named as Scottish Lawyer of the Week by The Times

Barney Ross has been named as Scottish Lawyer of the Week by The Times. Barney recently appeared as junior Counsel for the pursuer (with...

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Monday, January 31st, 2022 Geoff Clarke QC

We are devastated to announce the untimely passing of Geoff Clarke QC who died on 27th January. Geoff called to the Bar in 1994 and took...

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Thursday, January 27th, 2022 Group Litigation

The attached document is a recently issued decision of Lord Weir, concerning whether a Group Litigation Order should be made, and in particular...

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Friday, January 7th, 2022 Part Time Sheriff & Part Time Summary Sheriff Appointments

We are delighted to confirm that Catherine Smith QC has been appointed as a part-time Sheriff while James Hastie and David Nicolson have been...

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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 Festive Opening Hours 2021/22

The Clerking Team will be on leave from 12noon on Friday 24th December 2021 and will return to work as normal on...

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 Simon Morrison v Middlesea Insurance Plc & Transport for Malta [2021] CSOH 126

The Court of Session Opinion in the case of Morrison v Middlesea Insurance and Transport for Malta was issued on 16th December. This highly...

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