The title of the 2016 Mitchell Lecture to be delivered by Lord Neuberger, President of the UK Supreme Court, has been announced as, “Some thoughts on judicial reasoning across jurisdictions".
Ministers have been urged by the Faculty to remove a “blot on the landscape” of Scottish arbitration law.
Routine difficulty in meeting statutory time limits in Scotland’s criminal justice system requires urgent attention, the Faculty has told MSPs.
A great event and a pleasure to have been part of it – that was the verdict of US attorney Jerome Buting who faced an audience in Glasgow at an event staged by the Scottish Criminal Bar Association.
More than 50 advocates are preparing to help nurses and midwives who may be facing the trauma of disciplinary proceedings with no-one at their side.
Counsel and others who merely give advice on tax avoidance schemes without helping to design them should be excluded from a proposed new regime of sanctions, the Faculty has suggested.
The Faculty has co-signed a statement which condemns in the strongest terms a possible reinstatement of the death penalty in Turkey.
A nameless girl from 17th Century Scotland is to be the spearhead of a fundraising event to aid victims of modern slavery.
Learning about the law through the Faculty’s MiniTrials scheme for schools has been given a “ten out of ten” rating following the latest event at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
Five years after being admitted to the Faculty, Angus Foster thought a move abroad would help broaden his international legal experience.