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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4 October, 2016

Successful defence in dental negligence claim

Sheriff Arthurson QC has pronounce decree of absolvitor in favour of the defender in a claim for negligence of a dentist. Paul Reid acting on the instructions of the MDDUS, was successful following proof at Edinburgh Sheriff. The full judgment of Sheriff Arthurson QC, which discusses quantum levels in such a claim, can be viewed here.

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23 September, 2016

Ampersand advocates successful in CP claim against Health Board

KR v Lanarkshire Health Board  [2016] CSOH 133 Ampersand’s Maria Maguire QC and Lisa Henderson (whose appointment as senior counsel was announced this week) acting on the instructions of David McIntosh of Balfour + Manson and Jonathan Cushley of AustinLafferty, have successfully established a negligence claim against a Scottish Health Board, namely Lanarkshire Health Board, in […]

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