1 December, 2022

Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry Chair appoints Counsel 

Lord Brailsford, Chair of the Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry, has appointed 4 new counsel to the Inquiry, including Ampersand’s Mary Ellen Stewart. Junior Counsel will work closely with Senior Counsel Stuart Gale KC and Ampersand’s Laura-Anne van der Westhuizen KC, who will jointly lead the Inquiry’s Counsel team.  Junior Counsel will be responsible for conducting legal […]

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22 November, 2022

Sexual Offences Review webpage and Terms of Reference launched

The Sexual Offences Review has published its webpage and Terms of Reference to give information to the public and professionals about its work on reviewing how the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service in Scotland deals with reports of sexual offences. The review was commissioned by Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain KC , in recognition of the profound impact that […]

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10 November, 2022

Susanne Tanner KC appointed as UK delegate on ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR

Susanne Tanner KC is proud to have been appointed as a UK delegate on the new, adept and diverse group of expert members of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, ICC’s leading think tank and rule-making body for international dispute resolution. Susanne said: “I look forward to working with the other UK national committee […]

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8 November, 2022

Faculty Christmas Collection now open for donations

Christmas is coming, which means so is winter – which will be even harder than usual for vulnerable families given the current cost-of-living crisis gripping the country. As in previous years, the Faculty of Advocates is stepping up to make a difference through the annual Faculty Christmas Collection, which is now open to donations. This […]

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20 October, 2022

Ampersand Advocates continues Top Rankings success in 2023 Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide

Ampersand Advocates 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 2023. Ampersand received 74 listings across 17 areas of practice, ranking as top tier (band 1) in Clinical Negligence and Planning & Environmental Law as a Set, […]

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4 October, 2022

Ampersand Advocates ranked as top tier set by Legal 500 in 2023 guide

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 the 2023 guide. Listed as tier 1 in Administrative & Public Law, Personal Injury & Medical Negligence and Property, Planning & Construction, and tier 2 in Commercial Disputes, Ampersand has collected […]

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