29 October, 2021

City of Edinburgh Council unanimously accepts Inquiry team’s Recommendations in the Sean Bell Inquiry

Susanne Tanner QC and the Inquiry Team at Pinsent Masons LLP have published their Open Report in the investigation into allegations concerning the conduct of the late Sean Bell and the way in which historical complaints about him were dealt with by the City of Edinburgh Council at the time that they were made: https://democracy.edinburgh.gov.uk/mgConvert2PDF.aspx?ID=39781 […]

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21 October, 2021

Ampersand Advocates welcomes Top Rankings success in latest Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2022

Ampersand has once 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 2022. Ampersand received 68 listings across 17 areas of practice, ranking as top tier (band 1) in Clinical Negligence and Planning & Environmental Law as […]

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18 October, 2021

Ampersand Advocates ranked as top tier set by Legal 500

Ampersand is delighted to once again be recommended as a top-tier set by The Legal 500 UK Bar Directory in their latest listings for 2021. Listed as tier 1 in 3 areas and tier 2 in another, Ampersand has collected 14 Senior Counsel rankings, 19 Junior Counsel rankings, including 5 rising stars, across the Scottish […]

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7 October, 2021

Liquidators of RFC 2012 Plc v. Clark and Whitehouse [2021] CSOH 99

A commercial court judge has held that the former joint administrators of Rangers Football Club Plc breached their duties to the company, and has ordered them to pay compensation to the current joint liquidators for that breach of duty in the amount of £3,404,500.00. Ampersand’s Timothy Young was instructed as junior counsel for the joint […]

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6 October, 2021

New panel of Standing Junior Counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland announced

Following the recent appointment process, the Advocate General for Scotland has announced his new panel of Standing Junior Counsel which will deal with UK Government work arising in Scotland. He welcomes those re-appointed and those newly appointed. The appointments which have been approved by him include several Ampersand Advocates. Graham Maciver has been appointed to […]

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29 September, 2021

New Stable Director appointed at Ampersand Advocates

We are delighted to announce that Euan Mackenzie QC has been appointed Director of Ampersand Advocates. Euan replaces Susanne Tanner QC who steps down at the end of her two year term in the role. Euan takes over as the set continues to move through and beyond the impact of Covid-19. Ampersand’s Practice Manager Alan […]

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