22 May, 2018

Court’s power to halt sequestration proceedings

When sequestration proceedings have been commenced by a Sheriff granting warrant to cite the debtor, can a debtor take action to halt them? This important question has been resolved by the Inner House with its decision in Peart v Promontoria (Henrico) Limited [2018] CSIH 35. In Peart, the debtors had been served with a charge […]

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7 May, 2018

Ampersand welcomes Tim Young

Ampersand Advocates is delighted to welcome Timothy Young to the stable. Tim is a very welcomed addition to Ampersand, enhancing our strong offering of junior counsel. Tim is ranked by Chambers and Partners as an Up and Coming Junior in Commercial Dispute Resolution. Tim’s practice focuses on commercial and public law disputes. Since calling to […]

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2 May, 2018

Ampersand’s Laurence Kennedy achieves arbitration Fellowship

Ampersand Advocate, Laurence Kennedy, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. This is an internationally recognised accreditation reserved for those who have demonstrated a high degree of skill in all aspects of arbitration practice and award writing. Laurence is an experienced tribunal judge and has more than 20 years’ experience […]

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23 April, 2018

Ampersand Member speaks at Living Donor Meeting

Ampersand member Lauren Sutherland QC is due to speak at the Manchester International Living Donor Meeting on 23 and 24 April 2018. The event is hosted by the Manchester Transplant Unit in celebration of the 50th anniversary of transplantation services in the city. A copy of the programme can be accessed here.

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23 April, 2018

Ampersand Counsel appointed to Parole Board for Scotland

Simon Di Rollo QC is among a raft of appointments announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Michael Matheson, MSP. In total, nine new General Members and eight new Legal Members will hold the posts for six years, and will commit to around eight to ten days per month. The other Legal Members are: Emma Doyle, […]

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23 March, 2018

Ampersand Member appointed as Legal Member of the Health and Education Chamber

Susanne Tanner QC has been appointed as a Legal Member of the Health and Education Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland. She will sit as a part-time Chair to determine references brought by parents of school children and young people with additional support needs, and disability discrimination claims brought by parents, children and young […]

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