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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 Claire Madison Mitchell KC Awarded Honorary Doctor of Law Degree from the University of Dundee

Compass Chambers are delighted to announce that Claire Madison Mitchell KC has been recognised with an honorary degree from the University of...

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Monday, November 7th, 2022 Cameron House Hotel FAI Completed and Determination Awaited

A submissions hearing in Paisley Sheriff Court today marked the conclusion of the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the fire at the Cameron House Hotel...

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Thursday, November 3rd, 2022 Barney Ross Appointed as Clerk of Faculty

Compass Chambers are delighted to confirm that Barney Ross has been elected as the Clerk of Faculty. Barney replaces Richard Pugh KC who resigned...

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Friday, October 21st, 2022 Top Rankings for Compass in Chambers UK Bar Guide 2023

Compass Chambers is delighted to have been recognised as a leading set by Chambers UK in the latest edition of the directory which was published...

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Thursday, October 6th, 2022 Gavin Anderson, Calum Wilson and Richard Pugh Appointed as King's Counsel

We are delighted to announce the appointment of new silks Gavin Anderson, Calum Wilson and Richard Pugh. Gavin, Calum and...

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 Marathon effort from David Adams raises over £1,300 for St Columba’s Hospice

David Adams has completed two half marathons in the last 3 weeks to raise over £1,300 for St Columba’s Hospice. David completed the...

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Thursday, September 29th, 2022 Top Ranking for Compass Chambers in Legal 500 UK 2023

Compass Chambers and our members have once again received top rankings from the Legal 500 in the latest edition of the directory which has just...

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Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 Interim Interdict Motion Granted by Lord Braid Preventing Court Proceedings In Kenya

Lord Braid has granted a motion for interim interdict which prevents James Finlay (Kenya) Ltd from continuing with proceedings in the Employment...

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Thursday, August 18th, 2022 ASSPIC Guidance Update

The All Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court has issued updated guidance in respect of the conduct of proceedings. From 1st September 2022, the...

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Friday, August 5th, 2022 David Adams to run Half Marathons for St Columba's Hospice

David Adams is to take on 2 half marathons in September and October to raise money for charity.  "Last year, my friend’s...

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Friday, June 24th, 2022 Mark Nicholson & Iain Buchanan Join Compass Chambers

We are delighted to welcome Mark Nicholson and Iain Buchanan to Compass after both called to the Bar today. Mark was a solicitor...

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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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