1 December, 2016

Christmas collection being repeated for vulnerable families

The generosity of Faculty members and staff will once again help to bring Christmas cheer to vulnerable families in Fife. Last year’s collection in aid of the family support charity, Home-Start Glenrothes, made a huge difference for those who would otherwise have enjoyed little festive cheer. “It was a fantastic response – some families told […]

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28 November, 2016

Ampersand advocates set for UKSC Brexit case

Ampersand’s Aidan O’Neill QC and Douglas Ross QC have been instructed in the landmark UK Supreme Court case of R (on the application of Miller & Dos Santos) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. Aidan O’Neill QC acts as senior counsel for the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) which has been granted permission […]

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11 November, 2016

Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Antony Storrie

Ampersand advocate Una Doherty represented Greater Glasgow Health Board at the Fatal Accident Inquiry which took place at Paisley Sheriff Court over eight days. There was no finding or criticism directed against the Board or its medical staff in the Sheriff Principal’s determination – the Sheriff Principal commended the efforts of the medical staff to […]

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4 November, 2016

Crisis? What crisis? Reflections on the High Court’s Brexit judgment

Ampersand advocate Paul Reid writes: If the government appeal (as they have said they will do) and they are granted permission to do so (which must be inevitable: when did a case last raise a point of general public importance of such significance?), then the Supreme Court will soon rule on the question that the […]

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2 November, 2016

Top Tier ranking success for Ampersand in Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2017

Ampersand has again received top tier rankings across a number of areas of practice in the latest published guide to the legal profession, Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2017. Ampersand received 53 listings across 14 areas of practice, ranking as top tier (band 1) in Clinical Negligence as a Set, and band 2 in […]

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28 October, 2016

Success for Ampersand junior in social network dating apps case

Ampersand’s Usman Tariq acted for the successful defenders in a proof before answer about rights in two social network dating apps called Wapo and Wapa. Lord Tyre’s Opinion (see here) contains a comprehensive analysis on the law of partnership but the case involved wider consideration of IP / IT issues and the rights contained in […]

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