THE SET Ampersand is home to "an excellent practice unit with a breadth and depth of experience in clinical negligence cases that is almost unrivalled in any other advocates chambers in Scotland." Its members are recognised for their expertise in complex, high-value clinical negligence claims, and sources note that "their knowledge of medicine and the issues which arise in brain injury cases is phenomenal." Instructing solicitors are also quick to pay tribute to the stable's "friendly and helpful" clerking team.
SILKS Maria Maguire QC is an experienced practitioner operating in both personal injury and clinical negligence cases. In terms of clinical negligence, she represents both medical professionals and pursuers, and is highly regarded for her expertise in claims relating to cerebral palsy. Commentators were quick to pay tribute to her advocacy skills, noting that "she is simply awesome in court."
JUNIORS Archie MacSporran focuses his practice on complex, high-value medical and clinical negligence cases, although he does also undertake personal injury cases. His expertise encompasses a broad range of claims, including those relating to delayed diagnosis, pre-natal injury and Fatal Accident Inquiries.
Lisa Henderson has a broad personal injury practice which covers clinical negligence work and severe brain and spinal injury cases. On the clinical negligence side, she is noted for her considerable expertise in cerebral palsy claims.
Lauren Sutherland receives considerable praise from instructing solicitors, who highlight her as an advocate who is "highly focused on clinical negligence" and who "has huge experience in high-value complex medical negligence cases, particularly those concerning cerebral palsy and birth injuries."