PEOPIL Event – Joint conference of the Medical Negligence EEG and the Product Liability, Pharmaceutical and Mass Tort EEG

***External Event***

2 day conference. Day 1 Clinical Negligence programme chaired by Ampersand’s Lauren Sutherland QC.

Full programme can be viewed here.

Video of event can be viewed via YouTube here.


The Personal Injury Virtual Conference – CLT Scotland event

*Central Law Training Scotland event*

Speakers include Ampersand’s Susanne Tanner QC speaking on “The use of Arbitration in Personal Injury cases”.

Full details of the other speakers and how to sign up on the CLT website here.


The Prorogation Case: A Panel Discussion

University of Edinburgh event

Professor Christine Bell (Edinburgh)

Professor Aileen McHarg (Durham)
Professor Stephen Tierney (Edinburgh)
Mr Paul Reid (Ampersand Advocates)

Time: 2pm – 4pm

This event is free and open to all. No registration necessary.


Inspire MediLaw event: Clinical Negligence Conference

An Inspire MediLaw event, chaired by Ampersand’s Lauren Sutherland QC.

Pulmonary embolism remains the leading cause of preventable in-hospital death.  Thromboprophylaxis is the most important patient safety strategy in patients admitted to hospital.

As part of each speaker’s presentation on medico-legal issues in their field generally, we will also consider the use of thromboprophylaxis in patients within that specific practice area.

Chaired by Lauren Sutherland QC, this conference offers claimant and defendant lawyers the opportunity to learn from, and network with, leading consultants and medico-legal professionals.

Full details and how to sign up can be found on the Inspire MediLaw website here.


WS Society event: Intellectual Property Conference


Former President of the UK Supreme Court, the Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, will give the keynote address to open our annual conference on IP law. Lord Neuberger will reflect on IP cases over which he has presided during his career. Lord Neuberger will be joined by other expert speakers to explore current issues in IP regulation and dispute resolution. Book now to participate in a varied technical morning of IP law, policy and regulation.



Delegate rates:

All rates include lunch at the Signet Library
CPD: 3 hours (Law Society of Scotland)
For more information please contact Anna Bennett WS


21st Century Bar Conference

Annual 21st Century Bar Conference which this year has Lord Clark as the keynote speaker.

Keynote speech from Lord Clark. Programme includes Lord Ericht, who will look at the Commercial Court, Ampersand’s David Sellar QC (Company Law), Jonathan Mitchell QC (Data Protection Law), James Mure QC (Brexit and the implications for in-house lawyers), Elisabeth Roxburgh, Advocate (Insolvency Law) and Ampersand’s Usman Tariq, Advocate (Intellectual Property). Other speakers will be confirmed in due course.

The free, full-day event has fully subscribed in the past. Early booking advised to ensure a place on Friday, 7 December, at the Faculty’s Mackenzie Building.

Details on Eventbrite here.