30 March, 2020

IMPORTANT – Ampersand Clerking during COVID-19 (last updated 30 March 2020)

In light of current advice from the UK and Scottish Governments, the entire Ampersand clerking team are working from home until further notice. Our business continuity plans are fully operational and our clerks remain contactable by email and telephone on the details noted below. Email contact would be preferable, if possible, in the first instance, as […]

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18 March, 2020

Ampersand Advocates’ Timothy Young has been appointed deputy editor of Session Cases

Ampersand’s Timothy Young has been appointed deputy editor of Session Cases, the Scottish Council of Law Reporting has announced. Mr Young called to the bar in 2013 and has developed a busy practice in commercial and public law. He is regularly instructed in the Court of Session and Sheriff Court, both as sole counsel and […]

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5 March, 2020

Ampersand Advocates celebrate Legal 500 Scottish Bar Silk and Junior of the year successes

Ampersand’s Aidan O’Neill QC and Laura-Anne van der Westhuizen were in attendance at the Legal 500 UK 2020 Awards winner’s event in London on 27th February 2020 to celebrate their successes in winning “Scottish Bar Senior of the Year” and “Scottish Bar Junior of the Year” respectively. The awards are unique in the legal industry […]

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27 February, 2020

Ampersand QC’s lined up for ‘glass ceiling’ panel discussion

2 senior members of Ampersand are to discuss “Breaking the Glass Ceiling” at an International Women’s Day event by the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association. Lisa Henderson QC and Susanne Tanner QC will be joined on a panel by barrister Rachel Barrett at The Intercontinental Edinburgh on Tuesday, 10 March, from 6:30pm. Past President of the […]

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10 February, 2020

Lauren Sutherland QC appointed new PEOPIL Medical Negligence Head

PEOPIL (Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers) President John Beer has today welcomed the appointment of Ampersand’s Lauren Sutherland QC as the new head of its medical negligence section comprised of Specialist European Clinical Negligence Lawyers. The section’s objectives include putting together a framework for the exchange of cross-border information on issues of medical […]

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28 January, 2020

Aidan O’Neill QC featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100

Ampersand’s Aidan O’Neill QC is featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list published today. The prestigious list – from leading UK legal magazine The Lawyer – celebrates the work of the top 100 lawyers in the UK from private practice, in-house and the Bar. The list, which is published annually, recognises extraordinary lawyers who have […]

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