The Faculty of Advocates is saddened by the death of former member of Faculty Sheriff Joyce Powrie.
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The Faculty of Advocates has awarded nine intrants scholarships to assist them financially when devilling commences later this year.
To date no issues have been encountered by advocates in regards to the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), says the Faculty of Advocates.
FIFTEEN new members have been admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in a socially-distanced calling ceremony.
Last week saw the latest group of devils (trainee advocates) called to the Bar in Scotland. This marks their entry into a public office (that of advocate) that demands they deliver ongoing excellence as they engage in providing access to justice.
Jacqueline Fordyce has been appointed as a member of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission.
The Faculty of Advocates has welcomed the nominations of Dorothy Bain QC as Scotland’s next Lord Advocate and Ruth Charteris QC as the next Solicitor General.
Best-selling Scottish crime writer Val MacDermid and Scottish poet and spoken word artist Stephen Watt were among those who read extracts from the Saughton Sonnets at the National Youth Justice Conference today.
Two new directors appointed by the Faculty will continue to build on its ongoing commitment to developing and maintaining quality advocacy standards among its members.