A highly impressive provisional figure of £16,400 has been raised for charity by The Tumbling Lassie Ball and Seminar.
Statement by Faculty to mark anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau
Advocate Edith Forrest is a Burns Supper veteran, having spoken at dinners from Kilmarnock to Kazakhstan and London to Lerwick, but there was still something new for her at her latest appearance.
Oral evidence should continue to be the norm at fatal accident inquires, although there is scope for witness statements, the Faculty has suggested.
Two QCs were among the speakers at a JUSTICE Scotland/Equality and Human Rights Commission event which explored “The Human Rights Implications of Brexit on EU Migration”.
A drive for greater involvement in the work of regulatory bodies has paid dividends for six members of Faculty who have become External Counsel for the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The vital role of defence counsel in the justice system has been highlighted by Claire Mitchell, new President of the Scottish Criminal Bar Association.
An increase in the number of complicated cases, with “resource implications” for the courts, is likely to result from the removal of a time-bar in historical childhood abuse actions, the Faculty has suggested.
A late addition has been made to the programme for the Tumbling Lassie seminar on modern day slavery and human trafficking, with a third leading voice in the field now taking part.
A senior member of Faculty has been appointed to the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.