16 June, 2021

Ampersand congratulates Dorothy Bain QC on her nomination as Lord Advocate

Ampersand’s Dorothy Bain QC has been nominated by the First Minister to take office as the next Lord Advocate. 

Ampersand Advocates’ head clerk, Alan Moffat, said: “As one of Scotland’s most respected senior counsel, I am very pleased to hear of Dorothy’s appointment. She has been a valued member of Ampersand and we wish her well with her new role.”

Stable director, Susanne Tanner QC, added: “I send personal congratulations to Dorothy on her appointment, as well as celebrating her appointment on behalf of the stable. With her strong commitment to justice and empathy for all involved in the judicial process, I am sure that she will excel in her role as Lord Advocate.”

Ms Bain said: “I am honoured to be nominated by the First Minister to hold the office of Lord Advocate. I am conscious of the responsibilities and importance of the role and, if appointed, will do my best to serve the people of Scotland.”

Dorothy Bain QC

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