Possible diluting of the judicial review court process, by which a check can be kept on the legality of government decision-making, has been condemned by the Faculty.
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The first in this year’s series of Hamlyn Lectures is being hosted by the Faculty and delivered by Eleanor Sharpston, QC, Advocate General from 2006 to 2020 at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Enhanced rights for children will come at a cost, and the Scottish Government’s estimate of £2 million is unrealistic, the Faculty has suggested.
Members and staff, family, colleagues and friends of the Faculty are being asked to make an extra special effort with this year’s Christmas collection to bring desperately needed cheer to vulnerable families.
A proposed amalgamation of the Scottish Land Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland has been rejected by the Faculty.
The new Advocate General for Scotland has been named as Keith Stewart, QC.
A member of Faculty is helping to put the scourge of human trafficking and modern slavery “In Plain Sight”.
The Faculty was delighted to help start the ball rolling on a World Mental Health Day initiative to promote wellbeing in the legal profession in Scotland.
The Dean of Faculty has made a personal plea to the Prime Minister and the Home Secretary: Stop denigrating the legal profession.
Evidence has been given to MSPs by Una Doherty, QC, about the Faculty’s views on the Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill.