13 July, 2020

Comment by Lauren Sutherland QC – “First Do No Harm”: The report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

On the 8th of July The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, chaired by Baroness Julia Cumberlege published its long awaited report. Titled “First Do No Harm” it comes after a two-year review of patients in relation to Primodos [1], sodium valproate [2] and pelvic mesh implants [3]. Hernia mesh was not included in […]

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5 July, 2020

What next in Hearts & Partick Thistle’s case against relegation? Ampersand’s Paul Reid talks to the BBC

Ampersand’s Paul Reid joined BBC Scotland’s Sportsound programme to answer key questions following the Court of Session hearing that decided Hearts and Partick Thistle’s legal challenge to their relegations will be heard by an arbitration panel. You can view the BBC Sport article here.

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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 […]

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15 June, 2020

Ampersand Advocates launches ‘Bitesized’ webinar series

During this period of social distancing and restrictions on group gatherings and in recognition of the changes to the ways in which practitioners are keeping up-to-date with current trends in legal practice, Ampersand is launching a series of easy to digest ‘bitesized’ webinars. Keeping in mind that time is short as we all balance working […]

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4 June, 2020

Ampersand QC speaking at Nursing Homes Claims PEOPIL’s webinar

Ampersand’s Lauren Sutherland QC will be one of 3 speakers on PEOPIL’s 5th Webinar on Zoom discussing the very topical issue of Nursing Homes Claims. The other speakers are Ian Blenkharn, Microbiologist and Sean Domnick, Attorney at Domnick Cunningham and Whalen. Covering areas such as COVID-19 infections, infection prevention, treatment and clinical skills this is […]

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2 June, 2020

Ampersand welcomes Jenny Nicholson back to practice

Ampersand is delighted to advise that Jenny Nicholson has returned to practice, following maternity leave, on 1 June 2020.  “A strong negotiator who has achieved fantastic results for clients” (Legal 500 2020 edition), she acts for both pursuers and defenders in a wide range of civil litigation and is ranked band 1 for personal injury […]

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