23 July, 2024

Defender successful in claim for damages arising out of stress at work

Jennifer Nicholson-White appeared for the successful defender in the case of Frame v Abellio Scotrail Ltd [2024] SC EDIN 32, a claim for damages arising out of stress at work, which was litigated in the All Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court and decided by Sheriff Nicol following a Proof in February 2024. Here, Jenny summarises […]

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18 July, 2024

UK Covid-19 Inquiry publish report on the Resilience and Preparedness of the United Kingdom

Baroness Heather Hallett has published her report today in Module 1 of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry on the Resilience and Preparedness of the United Kingdom. Ampersand had a significant number of counsel instructed for this module on behalf of various Core Participants at the 6-week hearing in London in June and July 2023. Baroness Hallett […]

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1 July, 2024

Paul Reid KC appointed Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University School of Law

Ampersand’s Paul Reid, K.C. has been appointed as an Honorary Fellow at the Edinburgh University School of Law. His appointment is for a three-year period and begins from 1 July 2024. He will predominantly contribute to the teaching of, and research in, public law, in which Paul has particular interests in the constitutional settlement in […]

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28 June, 2024

Ampersand Advocates welcomes 4 new members: Louise Jardine, Kirsty Shaw, Amelia Mah and Sean White

Ampersand is delighted to welcome Louise Jardine, Kirsty Shaw, Amelia Mah and Sean White to the stable, following their call to the Bar today. On the new members’ arrival, Stable Director Euan Mackenzie KC, said: “I am delighted to welcome Louise, Kirsty, Sean and Amelia to Ampersand. They have all demonstrated exceptional legal ability and skills […]

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10 June, 2024

Ampersand Advocates welcomes Julian Ghosh KC to the Stable

Ampersand Advocates is pleased to announce the addition of Julian Ghosh KC to its ranks. With an impressive track record and extensive expertise in tax, commercial, and public law, Julian is set to further strengthen the stable’s position in these areas. Julian Ghosh KC is a highly respected advocate and barrister, known for his exceptional […]

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27 May, 2024

Infected Blood Inquiry final report published

The final report of the UK wide Infected Blood Inquiry was published on Monday 20th May 2024. The Inquiry was announced in July 2017 and began its work in 2018, with public hearings taking place across the UK, including in Edinburgh in late 2019. The Inquiry investigated the circumstances in which individuals came to be […]

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