1 December, 2017

Double success as Ampersand Advocates scope silk of the year and advocate of the year awards

Ampersand has reason to celebrate following double success at the Law Awards of Scotland 2017. Scotland’s leading law firms and solicitors were celebrated as the winners of the Scottish legal sector’s awards were unveiled last night at a ceremony in Glasgow. Aidan O’Neill QC was awarded ‘Silk of the year’ with Usman Tariq picking up the ‘Advocate of […]

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24 November, 2017

Ampersand shortlisted for Legal 500 Award 2017

Ampersand Advocates is delighted to have been shortlisted as “Regional/Scottish Set of the Year” for the Legal 500 Awards 2017. The full list of nominees for all categories can be found on the Legal 500 website here. The winners will be announced by the Legal 500 next week.

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15 November, 2017

Getting the Most out of Legal Technology

Ampersand Advocates hosted a seminar on ‘Getting the Most out of Legal Technology’ on Thursday 9th November 2017. Attendees at the seminar heard from a range of speakers from technology companies and from Ampersand members. Dana Forbes gave a practical demonstration of the creation of electronic binders of documents and how best to manage them. Jamie […]

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14 November, 2017

Faculty of Advocates releases promotional film to encourage diversity, bust myths and attract new members to the Bar

  The film documents the moment when Devils make the transition to Advocate at their calling ceremony. It will be distributed to law students, and also to qualified solicitors who might be considering a career switch to become an advocate. Gordon Jackson, QC, Dean of Faculty, said: “We made the film because we want to […]

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8 November, 2017

Recent Medico-Legal issues in Orthopaedics Conference hailed success

Following Inspire Medilaw’s recent Medico-Legal issues in Orthopaedics Conference in Edinburgh on 30 October 2017, they have released a promotional video. The seminar had an an excellent line-up of medical and legal speakers, including Ampersand’s David Stephenson QC chairing and Lauren Sutherland QC speaking. The seminar covered relevant medical topics, including ‘compartment syndrome’, ‘risks and […]

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2 November, 2017

Top Rankings success in latest Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide

Ampersand has again received top tier rankings across a number of areas of practice in the latest published guide to the legal profession, Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2018. Ampersand received 56 listings across 15 areas of practice, ranking as top tier (band 1) in Clinical Negligence as a Set, and band 2 in […]

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