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Friday, June 28th, 2024 Ross Crawford, Donald Mackay and Rebecca Osborne Join Compass Chambers

We are delighted to welcome Ross Crawford, Donald Mackay and Rebecca Osborne to Compass after all three called to the Bar today. Prior...

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Friday, June 7th, 2024 Crozier or Veale v Scottish Power [2024] CSIH 14

In this important reclaiming motion, the Inner House confirmed that the relatives of a man who had died from mesothelioma could make claims for...

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Thursday, June 6th, 2024 Inner House Refuses Reclaiming Motion in Solicitors' Negligence Claim

The First Division has refused the Defenders’ appeal against the judgment of Lord Ericht in a multi-million pound solicitors’...

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Monday, June 3rd, 2024 M9 Fatal Accident Inquiry Determination Issued

The determination from the M9 Fatal Accident Inquiry has now been issued and can be found

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Friday, May 24th, 2024 Bruce Langlands Appointed Training and Education Director at Faculty

Bruce Langlands has been appointed as the next Director of Training and Education at the Faculty of Advocates and will take up his new post in...

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Monday, May 13th, 2024 CK v HM Advocate [2024] HCJAC 17

David Adams appeared on behalf of the appellant in this matter. The ground of appeal was that the jury had been misdirected by the trial judge...

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Monday, March 25th, 2024 HM Advocate v Lothian Health Board

Murdo MacLeod KC and Barney Ross, advocate, represented Lothian Health Board in respect of charges brought under health and safety legislation...

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Thursday, March 14th, 2024 New Appointments to panel of Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government

Compass Chambers is delighted to announce that Dominic Scullion has been appointed as Second Standing Junior to the Scottish Government. Craig...

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Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 BMW’s application for permission to appeal appointment of representative party in BMW Diesel emissions group proceedings refused.

Further to our previous article of 18th January 2024 (

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Thursday, January 18th, 2024 Application to Bring Group Proceedings by Lee Bridgehouse v BMW & Others [2024] CSOH 2

Robert Milligan KC and Adam Black appeared for the successful applicant to become the representative party and secured permission for the...

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