2 February, 2024

Brandon Malone joins Dubai arbitration panel

Ampersand’s Brandon Malone has been admitted to the panel of Arbitrators of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, the MENA region’s largest alternative dispute resolution centre. Brandon has a strong interest in Dubai and has rights of audience before the DIFC Courts, where Lord Glennie, his successor as chairman of the Scottish Arbitration Centre is a […]

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25 January, 2024

Scottish Episcopal Church appoints Paul Reid KC as new Procurator

A new Procurator has been appointed by the Scottish Episcopal Church, with immediate effect. Paul Reid KC takes on the position following the resignation of his predecessor Alan McLean KC. In November last year, the Preliminary Proceedings Committee of the SEC concluded its investigation into complaints lodged under Canon 54 regarding Bishop Anne Dyer. Those […]

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11 January, 2024

Aidan O’Neill KC appointed Honorary Professor within University of St Andrews

Ampersand’s Aidan O’Neill KC has been appointed as Honorary Professor within the University of St Andrews and the School of History’s Institute of Legal and Constitutional Research. The period of appointment will be for 3 years, until 31 August 2026.

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16 December, 2023

Paul Reid K.C. appointed to Editorial Board of Public Law

Ampersand’s Paul Reid, K.C. has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Public Law and will join them from 1 January 2025. Since its creation in 1956 Public Law has been, and continues to be, the leading forum for information and debate in the constantly evolving area of law and government. Public Law – Journal | […]

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8 December, 2023

Faculty Christmas Collection opens for donations

The Faculty of Advocates will again be coming out in support of vulnerable families in Fife during the festive season this year. Members, staff, colleagues across the whole of the legal profession and their friends and families are being asked to donate presents, treats or cash which will go to the family support charity, Home-Start Glenrothes. […]

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24 November, 2023

Ampersand Advocates Triumphs at the Inaugural Legal 500 Scotland Awards

Ampersand is delighted to announce winning the prestigious “Stable of the Year” award at the inaugural Legal 500 Scotland Awards 2023, that took place on 23 November 2023 in Edinburgh. Additionally, Laura-Anne van der Westhuizen KC has been crowned “Silk of the Year”. These inaugural awards aim to celebrate legal excellence across Scotland by recognising […]

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