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All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates

08 Jan

21st turns 20 online

A very special 21st Century Bar Conference will also be a very different conference as it adapts to coronavirus restrictions.

17 Dec

New panel of Standing Juniors

A new panel of Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government sees Paul Reid appointed as First Standing Junior.

16 Dec


The Faculty’s Christmas Collection for vulnerable families has been a tear-inducing success, and a heartfelt THANK YOU goes out to everyone who helped.

07 Dec J Bain

New Vice-President for SCBA

The new Vice-President of the Scottish Criminal Bar Association has been announced as Jennifer Bain - and she wants to use the position to repay a debt.

04 Dec

Advocate General sworn in

The new Advocate General for Scotland, Lord Stewart of Dirleton, QC, has been installed at a ceremony in the First Division courtroom of Parliament House, Edinburgh.