The Faculty’s Christmas collection is needed more than ever this year to make a difference for vulnerable families left reeling by COVID-19.
News and Responses
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
A group of lawyers in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar was given a first-hand account of how the Scottish criminal justice system has adapted to COVID-19.
The annual number of grants of legal aid has continued a downward trend, to below the 200,000 mark, while the cost to the taxpayer has risen.
A number of changes have been made at the Scottish Criminal Bar Association, where Tony Lenehan has taken over as President.
The 75th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg Trials evoked a memory of one of the most charismatic figures in the Faculty’s history – Lionel Daiches, QC.
The popular fictional Advocate, Edward Kane, faces some novel difficulties as he takes on his first murder case in a new book.
The Scottish Council of Law Reporting has added a member of Faculty to its Session Cases team.
The infamous killing of a 17th century Faculty figure has been recounted in a newspaper article about Glasgow’s history.
A senior member of Faculty, Susanne Tanner, QC, has been appointed to lead an inquiry following the sudden death of an employee of the City of Edinburgh Council.
Giving teeth to a Bill to incorporate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) will require a lot of work and money, one of Scotland’s leading experts in family law has suggested.