13 June, 2019

Faculty of Advocates support for human rights National Taskforce

Plans to set up a National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership have been applauded by the Faculty of Advocates Human Rights and Rule of Law Committee (HRRoL). The Scottish Government says the Taskforce is to be co-chaired by Shirley Anne Somerville, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, and Professor Alan Miller of Strathclyde […]

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8 May, 2019

Aidan O’Neill QC gives evidence to House of Lords Justice Sub-Committee looking into Human Rights after Brexit

Ampersand’s Aidan O’Neill QC gave evidence to the House of Lords Justice Sub-Committee looking into Human Rights after Brexit.  The other witnesses in his evidence session were Marie Demetriou QC of Brick Court Chambers and Angela Patrick of Doughty Street Chambers. You can view the video link of the evidence on the parliamentlive.tv website here.

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7 May, 2019

Ampersand Advocates shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at British Claims Awards 2019

Ampersand is delighted to be shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at the British Claims Awards 2019. The British Claims Awards champions ‘Claims as a Service’ throughout all lines of insurance and industry. Teams and individuals from insurers, brokers, MGAs, law firms and other specialists will be recognised for their work in improving the claims […]

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7 May, 2019

Ampersand advocates appointed as Global Ambassadors for the Scottish Arbitration Centre

Ampersand’s Lisa Henderson QC and Susanne Tanner QC have been appointed as Global Ambassadors for the Scottish Arbitration Centre. Find out more here  – https://www.cdr-news.com/categories/people-and-firms/9466-lidw19-flying-the-flag-for-scottish-arbitration

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7 May, 2019

Lauren Sutherland QC speaking at main Breast Surgery conference

Ampersand’s Lauren Sutherland QC has been invited to speak at the Association of Breast Surgery Conference 2019, taking place on 13th and 14th May in Glasgow. Speaking in Session 4 on “Key messages for everyday practice: Clinical Practice & Standards” Lauren will discuss Medico-legal cases. The Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) is the association for […]

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30 April, 2019

Infected Blood Inquiry evidence begins

The first evidence from the infected and affected began today in the UK-wide Infected Blood Inquiry. The Inquiry will examine why men, women and children in the UK were given infected blood and/or infected blood products, the impact on their families, how the authorities (including government) responded, the nature of any support provided following infection, […]

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