A special vote of thanks was reserved for Scotland’s judges as the Faculty welcomed the latest overseas lawyers to join the prized Eurodevil scheme.
A framework for the devolution of the Employment Tribunal system in Scotland has been criticised by the Faculty.
It is widely considered the most significant cross-examination of modern times, and members of Faculty will be able to judge it for themselves when a US attorney and avid student of the Nuremberg Trials analyses the questioning of Hermann Goering.
A senior judge has gone on record to applaud a free Faculty scheme which helps claimants at hearings of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).
The Faculty is backing a move to have appeals against decisions of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) heard in Aberdeen.
The Lord Advocate, Frank Mulholland, QC, has announced that he will leave the post following May’s Scottish Parliament election.
An examination of the system of fatal accident inquiries will feature Peter Gray, QC, as a guest speaker.
The latest civil justice figures, published by Scotland’s Chief Statistician, show a total of 76,800 cases were initiated in 2014-15, the lowest since current statistics began in 2008-09.
The Faculty has welcomed a new member, Jamie Gardiner.
The Faculty’s Ailsa Carmichael, QC, was a guest speaker at “Conquering Conflict…let’s break the mould”, the 6th National Conference of the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR).