Ampersand Advocates is well regarded for its handling of a wide range of restructuring and insolvency matters. The stable's advocates are frequently instructed to represent administrators, companies, banks and insolvency office holders in complex claims involving allegations of wrongful trading and breach of fiduciary duty, among other matters. Members have experience of appearing in both domestic and cross-border matters, and are regularly called upon to act for and advise their clients on both contentious and non-contentious insolvency cases.
"The clerks are wonderful, prompt and very friendly."
Alan Moffat heads the Ampersand clerking team.
Robert Howie KC Robert Howie KC has a strong reputation as a commercial advocate and is also known for his ability to handle highly technical cases. He handles a broad range of insolvency work arising out of liquidations, sequestrations and bankruptcy petitions. He also has recognised expertise in construction law, often advising on insolvency issues arising from this industry. He has appeared before the House of Lords and the Supreme Court on numerous occasions."Robert's written work is very thorough."
David Sellar KC David Sellar KC is a specialist in his field and holds expertise in insolvency law in Scotland. His knowledge and experience establishes him as a go-to senior counsel for complex corporate insolvency matters.
Ross Anderson Ross Anderson is a well-regarded advocate noted for his expert handling of complex and high-value commercial disputes and breach of directors' duties matters. He has experience of appearing in cross-border cases.
Usman Tariq Usman Tariq is a well-regarded junior with a broad commercial practice. He is regularly instructed to act for administrators, liquidators and trustees, among other parties, in complex corporate and personal insolvency cases.