13 March, 2019

Sheriff Appeal Court tackles ‘issue of considerable significance’ for property lawyers

Common or amenity areas in housing developments have been the subject of significant litigation in recent years. Such areas are usually owned or managed in one of two separate ways: the ‘common ownership’ model, in which all of the residents in the development own the area in common or the ‘owner-manager’ model, in which a […]

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8 March, 2019

Teacher and assistant fail in action following injuries caused by pupils at complex needs primary school

SAMANTHA EGAN and DIANE LATTO v GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL, [2019] SC EDIN 19 The pursuers were, respectively, a pupil support worker and a class teacher employed by the defenders at an additional support needs primary school. They were assigned to a primary 6 class of pupils. There were initially four pupils in the class all of […]

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6 February, 2019

Graham Bell QC OBE

Ampersand is saddened to learn of the death of former member Graham Bell QC on 3rd February 2019 aged 81. Mr Bell was a leading figure of the Bar. He joined the Faculty in 1980 and retired in 2010, and was awarded OBE in 2011 for services to legal profession in Scotland. He will be […]

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31 January, 2019

Ampersand advocate helps with Women in the Law UK Scottish launch

Ampersand’s Susanne Tanner QC was amongst the speakers at the Scottish launch for Women in the Law UK on 30th January 2019. Women in the Law UK is a not-for-profit professional and personal development organisation with more than 700 members. The support network has been running in Manchester, where it began, for several years, and last year […]

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24 January, 2019

Ampersand Advocates welcomes World Trademark Review 2019 rankings

Ampersand Advocates Craig Sandison QC and Usman Tariq feature in the 2019 rankings of the World Trademark Review 1000. The WTR 1000 research directory, which focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, has established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. The World Trademark Review undertook a qualitative research project […]

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22 January, 2019

Counsel starring with star at Burns Suppers

Ampersand’s Lisa Henderson QC is to give the Reply to the Toast to the Lassies, while Arabella Weir, actor and writer, and currently appearing as Beth in the BBC sitcom Two Doors Down, will present the Immortal Memory at the Dunfermline United Burns Club 203rd Anniversary Dinner on Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, at Keavil House Hotel, Crossford. […]

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