Personal Injury

Compass Chambers is the only Scottish Stable ranked Band 1 for Personal Injury by Chambers UK. 

Our advocates have extensive experience of representing pursuers and defenders in high value, complex and ground-breaking personal injury cases. We represent the interests of individuals, corporate organisations and public bodies. Our significant experience includes civil jury trials and cross-border litigation and we have close connections with chambers in London. 

Our highly experienced counsel bring adaptability, innovation and strategic thinking to personal injury work. We offer a litigation and general advice service and focus on achieving the best outcomes and settlements for our clients.

Our personal injury team engages in cases arising across a wide range of subject matter including:

  • Industrial disease and accidents
  • Catastrophic and fatal injury
  • Aviation accidents/ liability of air carriers
  • Road traffic/ Motor Insurance Bureau litigation
  • Offshore accidents
  • Historical abuse work
  • Occupational accidents and stress at work
  • Public and occupier’s liability
  • Holiday illness claims, group actions and military accidents

Our advocates have appeared in many of the leading Personal Injury cases in Scotland, some of which can be found here.

Members of Compass Chambers are also involved in some of the highest profile product liability cases, including those relating to transvaginal mesh and metal hip implants. For more information, see our product liability page here.

The significant skills and experience of our advocates means Compass Chambers is uniquely placed to apply high levels of expertise to all areas of Personal Injury work.

As in every area of practice, flexible and transparent fee structures can be agreed and tailored to suit any particular Personal Injury case. Our advocates are instructed regularly on a speculative basis and carry out legal aid work. 

  • Compass Chambers is ‘the premier chambers in Scotland for personal injury, medical negligence, and regulatory work’ - Legal 500 2021
  • Compass Chambers is praised by instructing solicitors as "without a doubt the number one stable for personal injury matters in Scotland." Interviewees further note that "all the advocates are specialised, committed and have an in-depth knowledge of personal injury law."  - Chambers UK 2021

Contact Us

  • Compass Chambers
    Parliament House
    EH1 1RF