In the law, the past is never truly a foreign country. Scotland’s Advocates in 2021 are impacted by events of 1848. That year, Robert Batchelor, a shore porter in Dundee, died.
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
A very special 21st Century Bar Conference will also be a very different conference as it adapts to coronavirus restrictions.
A new panel of Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government sees Paul Reid appointed as First Standing Junior.
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.
A new advocate member has been appointed to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.
Support has been given by the Faculty to planned legislation aimed at improving the protections available for people at risk of domestic abuse.
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.
The Dean of Faculty, Roddy Dunlop, QC, has complained to the UK Government about Home Office allegations of abuse of court process by immigration lawyers.
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.
The Faculty’s Christmas collection is needed more than ever this year to make a difference for vulnerable families left reeling by COVID-19.