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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29 May, 2020

Ampersand Advocates welcome Carla Fraser and Dominic Scullion

Ampersand is delighted to welcome Carla Fraser and Dominic Scullion the stable, following their call to the Bar today. In possibly a historical first, they called at a ceremony in Parliament Hall in Parliament House, with social distancing measures being observed due to ongoing Government advice. Both come to the Bar having previously been Solicitor […]

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28 May, 2020

Decree of absolvitor for Greater Glasgow Health Board

Ampersand’s Una Doherty Q.C. acted for the defenders in Alan McNab and others v Greater Glasgow Health Board [2020] CSOH 53. The pursuers were relatives of the late Ms McNab. They alleged clinical negligence on the part of a consultant urological surgeon employed by the defenders. Quantum was agreed between the parties. A proof proceeded […]

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27 May, 2020

Arbitrator appointment to all-female ODR panel for Stable Director, Susanne Tanner QC

Ampersand’s Stable Director, Susanne Tanner QC, is delighted to have been appointed as an arbitrator on the all-female panel of Squaring Circles, which aims to “do disputes differently”. Founded by solicitor and mediator, Rachael Bicknell, the online dispute resolution business is aimed at providing an alternative to taking matters through the courts and is launched […]

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13 May, 2020

Decree of absolvitor for Forth Valley Health Board

Ampersand’s Una Doherty Q.C. acted for the defenders in the action Jennifer McCulloch and others v Forth Valley Health Board [2020] CSOH 40, in which the pursuers claimed that there had been negligence in a cardiologist’s care of the late McCulloch which resulted in his death aged 39. The proof was heard over eight days, […]

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