The Faculty’s human rights award winner, Salome Nduta, has set herself a daunting challenge of celebrating this year’s International Human Rights Day at the top of a 17,060ft mountain.
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The total raised for the Tumbling Lassie appeal this year has risen to £24,000, after the last of the season’s events, the Charity Ball.
The first steps to a career at the Bar have been taken by no fewer than 26 aspiring Advocates, the largest number of devils for at least ten years.
Senior criminal QC, Donald Findlay, is to bring an atheist’s view to a major debate on the role of Christianity in Scottish public life.
A new scheme of mental health champions for the legal community has been launched by the charity LawCare, on World Mental Health Day.
A senior member of Faculty, Laura Dunlop, QC, has been named the new President of the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland.
The Dean of Faculty, Gordon Jackson, QC, has commented on the publication of Scottish jury research, which looked at the size of juries, the three verdicts and the simple majority.
The Faculty has become a signatory to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Brussels/Belgian Bars and the UK Law Societies and Bars.
Two experts on Sir Walter Scott have developed a free online course for people who would like to learn about the giant of Scottish literature.
The amount paid to Advocates in legal aid last year bucked a downward trend, the 2018-2019 annual report of the Scottish Legal Aid Board shows.