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Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 Graeme Middleton, David McNaughtan and Catherine Smith Appointed as Queen's Counsel

We are delighted to announce the appointment of new silks Graeme Middleton, David McNaughtan and Catherine Smith. Graeme, David and...

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Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 A First for Compass as two Female Members take the Reins as Co-Directors

We are delighted to announce that Kay Springham QC and Yvonne Waugh have been appointed as co-directors of Compass Chambers. Kay and Yvonne...

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Friday, September 3rd, 2021 David Nicolson and Dominic Scullion Join Compass

Compass are delighted to welcome David Nicolson and Dominic Scullion who have both joined today. David has extensive experience in...

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Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 Amber Galbraith QC named as Scottish Lawyer of the Week by The Times

Amber Galbraith QC has been named as Scottish Lawyer of the Week by The Times.  Amber acted for the family of Michael McArthur, who...

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Friday, August 13th, 2021 Malcolm McGregor to take part in Pyrenees Stage Run for Charity

Malcolm McGregor will be taking part in the Pyrenees Stage Run and will be raising funds for the Beatson Cancer Charity, which is Compass...

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Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 Crossing the Channel for Charity

Craig Murray is planning to swim the English Channel this summer to raise money for charity. Depending on tides, he will take on the...

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Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 David McNaughtan and Craig Murray Appointed as Crown Counsel

Compass Chambers are delighted to announce that David McNaughtan and Craig Murray have been appointed to the role of Crown Counsel by the Lord...

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Friday, June 25th, 2021 Andrew Bergin, Tom Brownlee and Hugh Masters Join Compass Chambers

Compass is delighted to welcome Andrew Bergin, Tom Brownlee and Hugh Masters as our newest members after they called to the Bar...

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Monday, June 21st, 2021 Ranald Macpherson contributes to 3rd Edition of Delict: A Comprehensive Guide to the Law in Scotland

Ranald Macpherson has contributed to the 3rd Edition of Delict which is available for pre order. The book covers everything you need to know about...

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Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 SH v Care Visions Group Ltd [2021] SC EDIN 28

Grant Markie acted for the successful pursuer in this action where a former employee sued her employer as a result of an assault committed by a...

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Thursday, April 29th, 2021 Angela Grahame QC appointed as Arbitrator under the Untraced Drivers' Agreement

We are delighted to announce that Angela Grahame QC has been appointed to the panel of arbitrators who hear disputes on claims made to the...

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Thursday, April 29th, 2021 Health & Safety first for Gavin Anderson

Gavin Anderson, a member of Compass Chamber’s Regulatory Crime Team, appeared at Ayr Sheriff Court yesterday in the first prosecution...

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Friday, April 23rd, 2021 Burnett or Grant (Respondent) v International Insurance Company of Hanover Ltd (Appellant) (Scotland) 2021 [UKSC] 12

On 9 August 2013, Craig Grant was killed as a result of an assault on him by Jonas Marcius, a door steward at the Tonik Bar in...

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Thursday, April 1st, 2021 Compass Chambers Spring Webinar - 26th April 2021

With the continuing restrictions we are unable to proceed with our Conference programme which would see us visit Aberdeen around this time. Whilst...

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Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 Easter Weekend Opening Hours

The clerking team will be on leave from 5pm on Thursday 1st April until 8:30am on Tuesday 6th April for the Easter Holiday...

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 Catherine Smith Joins Compass Chambers

Compass are delighted to welcome Catherine Smith who has joined today. Catherine has extensive experience in Reparation and Public Law...

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Monday, February 1st, 2021 Cameron House Hotel

Sentencing took place on 29 Jan at Dumbarton Sheriff Court in relation to the fire at Cameron House Hotel in 2017. Peter Gray QC appeared on...

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Monday, January 11th, 2021 New Court Arrangements from 12th January 2021

As a result of the increasing spread of the new variant of COVID-19 across Scotland, the Lord President has announced that during the lockdown...

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Friday, January 8th, 2021 Pursuer successful despite being unable to identify the driver of the other vehicle

Natalie Harper v Matthew Kitching & UK Insurance The pursuer in a personal injuries action was unable to identify the driver of the...

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