News and Responses

All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates

14 Oct

Devils settle into training

The second-largest group of devils – 28 in total – arrived at the Mackenzie Building to begin their nine-month training programme last week.

28 Sep

Legal profession facing wellbeing challenges

The legal profession is at a high risk of burnout, associated with high workloads, long working hours, and psychologically unsafe working environments, says legal mental health charity LawCare.

27 Sep

Dean speaks at opening of the legal year

Roddy Dunlop QC, Dean of Faculty, spoke at the opening of the legal year today at a physically distanced ceremony held at Parliament House and introduced by the Lord President, Lord Carloway.

16 Sep

Bloody Scotland returns to Stirling

Faculty is once again supporting Scotland’s annual international crime writing festival, Bloody Scotland, as it returns with a comprehensive programme this weekend.

08 Sep

New silks appointed

Twelve new Queen’s Counsel have been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

07 Sep

In memoriam, Steven Stuart QC

Faculty extends its condolences following the passing of former member Steven Stuart QC of Terra Firma Chambers.