4 May, 2022

Michael Stuart QC one of 5 new judge appointments announced

Ampersand Advocates is proud to hear the news that Michael Stuart QC is one of 5 new Senators of the College of Justice announced today. We offer our warmest congratulations to Michael along with Sheriff Lorna Drummond QC, Jonathan Lake QC, John Scott QC, Michael Stuart QC, and Andrew Young QC and wish them the very […]

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14 April, 2022

New Article published “Duty of candour in clinical negligence litigation”

We are pleased to see the article co-written by Kay Springham QC and Ampersand’s Jennifer Nicholson-White is now published. The article “Duty of candour in clinical negligence litigation” is in the Reparation Bulletin (Rep. B. 2022, 165, 6-8).

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25 February, 2022

Judicial Review on Scottish census sex question refused

A judicial review Petition by Fair Play for Women Limited challenging the Scottish Census guidance to allow people to identify as male or female regardless of what is on their birth certificate has been refused at first instance and now on Appeal Lord Sandison’s Opinion of 17th February 2022 said an answer given in “good faith […]

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23 February, 2022

UK Supreme Court allows appeal in James Craig US Extradition case

The UK Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal of James Craig, a British citizen living in Scotland. In May 2017, the US Government made a request for his extradition to the US, where he is accused of committing an offence relating to securities fraud. The process for determining whether a person should be extradited from […]

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3 February, 2022

Lauren Sutherland QC calls to Bar of England and Wales and joins Byrom Street Chambers

Ampersand is pleased to announce that Lauren Sutherland QC has called to the Bar of England and Wales and joined Byrom Street Chambers in Manchester. Lauren will continue her practice in Scotland with Ampersand, alongside her practice in England and Wales.  Lauren is a widely recognised leader in the field of Clinical Negligence and was […]

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28 January, 2022

Four new appointments to panel of Standing Junior Counsel to Scottish Government for Ampersand

Ampersand is delighted to announce that Fiona Drysdale, Jennifer Nicholson-White, Euan Scott and Michael Way have been appointed to the Scottish Government’s panel of Standing Junior Counsel. They join fellow Ampersand members Paul Reid, First Standing Junior to the Scottish Government, and Tim Young on the panel. The panel of counsel may be instructed on any […]

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