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26 June, 2020

Ampersand Advocates welcome Euan Scott, Mark Boni and Nick McAndrew

Ampersand is delighted to welcome Euan Scott, Mark Boni and Nick McAndrew to the stable, following their call to the Bar today. In the second historical calling this year, they called at a ceremony in Parliament Hall in Parliament House, with social distancing measures being observed due to ongoing Government advice.

Euan Scott
Euan has significant experience across a wide range of civil litigation, with a particular focus on commercial dispute resolution (concentrating on commercial contract disputes, professional liability, property disputes, contentious construction and insurance). He has also dealt with insolvency cases and public inquiries. He has experience both pursuing and defending and has acted for individuals, professionals, private companies and insurers.

During his period of devilling, he developed further experience in his key areas and was also involved in a range of cases involving allegations of clinical negligence (including related regulatory proceedings) and a broad spectrum of public law disputes.

Mark Boni
Mark qualified as a solicitor in 2014. He has experience in a wide range of commercial, private and public law litigation and has acted for clients in a number of high profile judicial reviews. As a solicitor, latterly an associate with a well-known litigation firm, he appeared regularly in the Sheriff Courts conducting proofs and debates for both pursuers and defenders. In addition, Mark has conducted many procedural hearings, opposed motions and interim order hearings, including urgent interdict hearings.

Mark has experience of litigating in the Sheriff Courts, Sheriff Appeal Court, Lands Tribunal, Court of Session (Outer and Inner Houses) as well as the UK Supreme Court. Mark has also been involved in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.

Since 2012, Mark has tutored “Public Law of the UK and Scotland” and “Public Law and Individual Rights” at the University of Edinburgh.

Nick McAndrew
Prior to calling, Nick McAndrew was a solicitor for five years in a large Scottish commercial law firm, where hespecialised in Construction Litigation. In that role, he has acted in disputes relating to contractual, delictual and statutory liability, and developed expertise resolving those disputes across a variety of forums, including the Sheriff Court and Court of Session, Adjudication, Arbitration and Mediation.

As he begins practice at the Bar, he intends to continue to focus on his specialism as well as to broaden his practice to include general commercial disputes, public law matters, planning and alternative dispute resolution.

On the new members’ arrival, Susanne Tanner QC, Stable Director said: “I am delighted to welcome Euan, Mark and Nick as our newest members of Ampersand. Their addition to our set brings the membership to 60 and the experience which each brings is a fantastic fit for Ampersand’s core areas of practice. I am sure that joining us will offer them rewarding business opportunities and collaborative support from the other members and our highly regarded clerking team. I wish them all every success with their future careers at the Bar.”

For further information about their practices view their profiles here:

To instruct any of them, please contact our Ampersand Clerking Team: ampersandclerks@advocates.org.uk.

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