13 December, 2021

Susanne Tanner QC publishes Report on review of Edinburgh Council’s whistleblowing culture

Susanne Tanner QC has published her Report into the Review of the Whistleblowing and Organisational Culture of the City of Edinburgh Council. The full Report and an accessible version can be read at: Independent inquiry – The City of Edinburgh Council. The independent Review was commissioned by councillors in October 2020 and carried out by Ms Tanner as independent […]

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7 December, 2021

Ampersand Advocates welcomes Ian Forrester QC back to practice

Ampersand Advocates is delighted to welcome back to practice Ian Forrester QC. Mr Forrester is a renowned lawyer in European and Competition law and returns to practice following his appointment as the UK nominated Judge to the General Court of the European Union ending due to Brexit. He brings an unrivalled wealth of knowledge and […]

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17 November, 2021

Ampersand Advocates respond to Scottish Civil Justice Council consultation on remote hearings

Ampersand Advocates has submitted a formal response to the Scottish Civil Justice Council’s consultation on the proposed wholesale and permanent move to online civil justice. You can view Ampersand’s response here.

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1 November, 2021

‘Tis the season… for giving

The nights are drawing in and there’s a definite nip in the air. Winter is on its way, which means so is the season for giving. And while many of us are already looking forward to the festive season, cuts in financial support and rising fuel and food costs mean vulnerable families will struggle to inject […]

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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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