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COMPASS CHAMBERS, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, PARLIAMENT SQUARE, EDINBURGH, EH1 1RF, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 260 5648
Fax:
Fax 0131 225 3642
Email:
Web:
www.compasschambers.com
Compass Chambers, Craig Muir Murray, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

Craig Muir Murray

Tel:
Work 0131 226 5071
Email:
Compass Chambers (Compass Chambers)

Position

Craig is an Advocate at Compass Chambers. He called in 2008. Craig has appeared in courts at all levels, including an appearance in the Supreme Court in April 2016.

Craig has a busy practice in defender personal injury cases in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Courts. He is regularly instructed in high-value road traffic cases and employer’s liability claims. He acts for many of the larger UK insurers and for many Scottish local authorities.

Craig has a particular specialism in defending suspected fraudulent claims (road traffic, employer liability and professional/ clinical negligence). He regularly gives talks to lawyers and insurers on fraud and fundamental dishonesty in Scottish litigation.

Craig has substantial experience in defending claims against roads authorities and education authorities. He has obtained novel judgments on non-justiciability in winter maintenance and lighting policies.

Craig is often instructed without senior counsel. In 2016, he successfully defended a Court of Session civil jury trial in a pedestrian RTA case, and successfully defended a 2-week trial against junior and senior counsel.

Craig acts for claimants in clinical negligence claims and Consumer Protection Act cases involving defective pharmaceutical products, vehicles and other goods. He has substantial experience in property damages claims and other aspects of delict/tort.

Craig is an Advocate Depute ad hoc, prosecuting serious crime in the High Court of Justiciary.

Education

LL.B. (Hons) (Edinburgh); LL.M. in Commercial Law (Dist) (Edinburgh); LL.M. in Human Rights Law (Glasgow); Dip. Forensic Medical Sciences (Apothecaries); Dip. Legal Practice (Edinburgh); Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Faculty of Advocates Scholarship.

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