Friday, October 20th, 2023
Top Rankings once again for Compass in Chambers UK Bar Guide 2024
Compass Chambers is delighted to have once again been recognised as a leading set by Chambers UK in the latest edition of the directory which was published yesterday. Compass has received 47 individual rankings in 6 practice area categories. Compass is also ranked Band 1 as a set in 4 categories – Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Health & Safety and Product Liability.
In Personal Injury, Compass has 22 members ranked and is the only set in Scotland to be recognised as Band 1. The directory reports that Compass is “the go-to stable of advocates for personal injury work at the Scottish Bar.” Robert Milligan KC is ranked as a Star Individual in this area.
In Clinical Negligence, Compass has 11 members ranked and is ranked Band 1 as a set. The directory says “Compass Chambers has a large number of very talented advocates who have a range of abilities and areas of specialism, so it can provide someone capable of assisting with complex and sophisticated matters whenever necessary.”
In Health & Safety, all 7 of the Advocates ranked by Chambers UK in Scotland come from Compass and the stable is again ranked Band 1 as a set. The directory says “They are the go-to set for health and safety in Scotland”. All of the Advocates listed are ranked at least Band 1, with Peter Gray KC and Murdo Macleod KC highlighted as Star Individuals in this area.
In Product Liability, Compass has 5 members ranked, the most of any Scottish Stable, and is ranked Band 1 as a set in this area. The directory says “Compass Chambers houses a strong bench of advocates and impressive expertise in complex product liability disputes. The stable's tenants have considerable experience of acting on behalf of both pursuers and defender manufacturers in claims involving medical devices.”
Individual Compass members received rankings for Media Law and Professional Discipline too.
There is also praise for the Clerking team with the directory saying "The clerks at Compass Chambers are unfailingly helpful and quick to respond." "Gavin Herd, practice manager, and his clerking team provide an exceptional service to instructing solicitors." Deputy clerk Lesley Hogg is "always very responsive and helpful."
A full list of the Compass rankings can be found here.