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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 Cathal Kelly 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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Thursday, December 21st, 2023 Henry Clarke v Marks & Spencer Plc

David Swanney successfully represented the pursuer at this opposed motion hearing to determine the issue of expenses in this personal injury...

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Wednesday, November 29th, 2023 SS v HM Advocate [2023] HCJAC 48

David Adams appeared as Counsel for the appellant in this successful appeal against conviction. At trial, the Crown relied on the...

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Tuesday, November 28th, 2023 Mujahid Ali & Talib Hussain v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance LTD [2023] SC EDI 35

James Hastie successfully represented the defender, Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd, at this hearing to determine the issue of...

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Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 Elaine Murray v Robert Mykytyn - [2023] SC EDIN 32

David Swanney successfully opposed the defender’s motion for an award of expenses against the pursuer, in this road traffic accident...

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