24 June, 2022

Ampersand Advocates welcome Ayla Iridag, Scott Clair, Sheana Campbell and Louise Cockburn

Ampersand is delighted to welcome Ayla Iridag, Scott Clair, Sheana Campbell and Louise Cockburn and to the stable, following their call to the Bar today. On the new members’ arrival, Stable Director Euan Mackenzie QC, said: “I am delighted to welcome Ayla, Scott, Sheana and Louise to Ampersand. They have all demonstrated exceptional legal ability […]

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23 June, 2022

Ampersand welcomes Katharine Muir

Ampersand is delighted to welcome Katharine Muir to the stable, following her calling to the Bar today. On Katharine’s arrival, Stable Director Euan Mackenzie QC, said: “I am delighted to welcome Katharine to Ampersand. She has demonstrated exceptional legal ability and skills before coming to the Bar and will be an asset to the Stable. […]

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20 June, 2022

Usman Tariq one of 49 junior counsel appointed to UK Covid-19 Inquiry legal team

Ampersand is pleased to hear that Usman Tariq has been appointed along with 48 other junior counsel to join the UK Covid-19 Inquiry legal team. The junior counsel will support Hugo Keith QC, Lead Counsel to the Inquiry, Martin Smith, Solicitor to the Inquiry, and the eleven recently appointed Queen’s Counsel with the preparation and […]

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25 May, 2022

Scottish Covid-19 Inquiry website goes live

The Scottish Covid-19 Inquiry website is now live. The Inquiry Chair, Lady Poole said the Inquiry will carry out a fair, open and thorough investigation to establish what lessons should be learnt from the strategic response to the pandemic. The website has details of the Counsel Inquiry team which includes Ampersand’s Douglas Ross QC and […]

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12 May, 2022

Determination by Sheriff Principal Duncan L Murray WS in the FAI into the death of Fearne Adger [2022] FAI 18

Ampersand’s Una Doherty QC acted for Greater Glasgow Health Board at the Fatal Accident Inquiry before Sheriff Principal Murray into the death of 8-month old Fearne Adger at Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley on 29 April 2017. The inquiry heard evidence over nine days. Fearne had presented to hospital with symptoms diagnosed as gastroenteritis and was […]

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4 May, 2022

Jamie Dawson QC one of eleven QCs appointed to UK Covid-19 Inquiry legal team

Ampersand is pleased to hear that Jamie Dawson QC  has been appointed along with ten other Queen’s Counsel (QCs) to join the UK Covid-19 Inquiry legal team. The eleven QCs will support Hugo Keith QC, Lead Counsel to the Inquiry, and Martin Smith, Solicitor to the Inquiry, with the preparation and delivery of the Inquiry’s […]

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