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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:
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www.compasschambers.com

Astrid Smart

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

Position

Astrid has an extensive civil practice, with an emphasis on clinical negligence. She represents pursuers and medical professionals in clinical negligence actions across a wide range of clinical specialities, particularly gynaecology, oncology, orthopaedics, general practice and birth injury/obstetric cases. In the personal injury field, she has been involved in leading cases in relation to the interpretation of the European regulations in the field of employers’ liability. Her specialist areas of personal injury practice include catastrophic injury cases, occupational stress and industrial disease, acting for both pursuers and defenders. She has a special interest in local authority public liability.

Career

Qualified as a solicitor with Simpson and Marwick 1996; called 1999. Scottish case editor of ‘Redgrave’s Health and Safety’.

Member

Clerk to the Faculty of Advocates; scholarship committee member Advocates Personal Injury Law Group; Advocates Professional Negligence Law Group.

Education

Edinburgh (1989 MA Hons Psychology; 1993 LLB; 1994 Dip LP).


Scottish Bar

Personal injury and medical negligence

Within: Personal injury and medical negligence – Leading juniors

Astrid Smart - Compass ChambersA fantastic junior advocate.’

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