11 May, 2016

Ailsa Carmichael QC to be appointed Senator to the College of Justice

Ampersand is proud to report that Ailsa Carmichael QC is one of five new Senators to the College of Justice. All at Ampersand congratulate on her appointment and wish her well in her new career. Her Majesty the Queen has appointed five new Senators to the College of Justice on the recommendation of the First Minister. Sheriff John […]

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2 May, 2016

The Scottish Statutory Duty of Candour

The current edition of the Edinburgh Law Review includes a commentary by Ampersand Advocate David A. Stephenson Q.C., on the duty of candour recently imposed on Scottish health service, care service and social work providers by Part 2 of the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act: The Scottish Statutory Duty of Candour, EdinLR […]

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13 April, 2016

Tribunal appointments for Ampersand junior

Ampersand advocate Susanne Tanner has been appointed as a Chairperson (Legal Member) on two Scottish tribunals – The Homeowner Housing Panel (hohp) and the Private Rented Housing Panel (prhp). The Home Owner Housing Panel  The HOHP allows homeowners to challenge whether a property factor has carried out his or her duties or complied with the Property […]

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11 April, 2016

Ampersand set for Great Edinburgh Run to put A Smile on a Child

Ampersand members and staff are all set to run the Great Edinburgh Run on Sunday, 17th April 2016 for A Smile For a Child – a charity that aims to provide grants for disabled and disadvantaged children, to allow them to participate and progress in sport. This can be to a Club, an Organisation or […]

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11 April, 2016

Macleod v Highland Health Board [2016] CSIH 25, 07 April 2016

Ampersand advocates David A. Stephenson Q.C., and Jamie Dawson appeared for the defenders in the reclaiming motion in this case. David previously appeared with Ampersand’s Catherine Devaney for the defenders at the Proof. Lord Kinclaven assolizied the defenders after proof. The pursuers appealed and their reclaiming motion has now been refused by the Inner House. The pursuers sued on behalf of […]

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6 April, 2016

Roger Harris v The Advocate General [2016] CSOH 49

Ampersand’s Simon Di Rollo QC and Laura Thomson (Arnot Manderson) appeared for the pursuer and Ampersand’s Graham Primrose QC and Hugh Olson (Arnot Manderson) for the defender in the second Scottish case quantifying damages for asbestos related pleural plaques since the Damages (Asbestos-related Conditions) (Scotland) Act 2009 came into force. The Act reversed Rothwell v Chemical & Insulating Co Ltd and Another [2008] […]

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