Ampersand is a leading advocates’ set based in Edinburgh. We are a group of independent and specialist lawyers who work in a wide range of legal fields at the Scottish Bar. We work throughout the UK and have extensive experience in advocacy, advisory and alternative dispute resolution services.

Recognised by the UK’s foremost independent legal directories as a top tier civil law set, Ampersand is home to a deep bench of market leading senior and junior counsel. We currently have a membership of 61 advocates, including 25 Senior Counsel, supported by a responsive, efficient and helpful Clerking Team.

Ampersand’s Advocates have appeared in many of the most significant Scottish and UK cases in recent years. We have considerable experience across a wide range of courts: the European Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, UK Supreme Court (formerly House of Lords and Privy Council), the High Court of Justiciary, the Court of Session, Sheriff Courts, Land Court, Public inquiries, Employment Tribunals (and Appeals), and other UK tribunals and in Alternative Dispute Resolution forums.

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