Scotland’s newest Senator has been sworn in, at a ceremony very much of the times.
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
The Faculty has been deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sheriff Deirdre MacNeill, QC. She was 65.
Applications are being taken for Faculty scholarships which can help ease financial tensions during the training period for the Bar.
The criminal Bar has welcomed a decision by Ministers to withdraw their plan for trial without jury, and vowed to help “find a temporary solution to this temporary problem.”
A member of Faculty has been appointed a Commissioner of the Scottish Law Commission.
Scotland ‘s criminal Advocates have voiced strong opposition to proposals, including trials without juries, which the Scottish Parliament is considering because of the Coronavirus emergency.
Coronavirus has claimed another major event, with the postponement of an international arbitration conference which had been due to take place in Edinburgh in May.
The new deputy editor of Session Cases has been named as Timothy Young, Advocate.
The Faculty is monitoring advice constantly as we strive to maintain a high level of service and support to clients and agents, while keeping the health of our members and staff as our main concern.
Good luck to our devil, Victoria Arnott, and Clerk of Faculty, Richard Pugh, who will be competing in the LexFactor Battle.