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Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 Top Ranking for Compass Chambers in Legal 500 UK 2024

Compass Chambers and our members have once again received top rankings from the Legal 500 in the 2024 edition of the directory which has just been...

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Monday, September 18th, 2023 M9 Fatal Accident Inquiry Commences

The Fatal Accident Inquiry into the deaths of Lamara Bell and John Yuill gets underway in Falkirk Sheriff Court today. Mr Yuill and Ms Bell lay...

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Wednesday, September 13th, 2023 Malcolm McGregor Appointed As Senior Counsel

We are delighted to announce the appointment of new silk Malcolm McGregor KC. Malcolm was among 15 new King's Counsel appointed by...

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Monday, September 11th, 2023 Compass Chambers Shortlisted for Legal 500 Scotland Awards 2023

Compass Chambers has been shortlisted for 4 awards at the inaugural Legal 500 Scotland Awards 2023. Kay Springham KC and...

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Friday, September 8th, 2023 GD v Sisters of Nazareth [2023] SC EDIN 27

Bruce Langlands successfully represented the pursuer at Preliminary Proof in this claim regarding historic child abuse. The pursuer was a resident...

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Friday, August 25th, 2023 Katrina Johnstone or Ronald and Ors v Perth and Kinross Council - Jury and Lord Sandison, award made on 3rd August 2023

This was a fatal road traffic accident in which a cyclist, Mr William Ronald, then aged 46, was killed in a collision with a bin lorry driven by...

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Friday, August 11th, 2023 Application to intervene successful in legal challenge to Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

Kay Springham KC of Compass Chambers along with David Hay, advocate of Westwater Advocates have obtained permission on behalf of the Equality...

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Tuesday, August 1st, 2023 Equality Act and Disability Discrimination

The Sheriff Appeal Court has allowed appeals in two related cases and remitted them for proof. The pursuer claims that Glasgow City Council and...

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Thursday, July 27th, 2023 Robert Kinghorn v Martin Acoustics Ltd – GLW-PD361-21

The court rejected the pursuer’s contention that he should be allowed to proceed with an asbestos related claim despite the triennium having...

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Thursday, July 13th, 2023 Hugh Hall Campbell KC v James Finlay (Kenya) Ltd - [2023] CSOH 45

A judgment issued by Lord Weir on 12 July 2023 has held that tea workers in plantations in Kenya can continue with group proceedings against their...

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