The Faculty is teaming up again with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in a second medico-legal debate, examining assisted suicide.
Plans to tighten the legal framework around Scottish limited partnerships have been supported in the main by the Faculty.
Members of Faculty are to share expertise in immigration law at a masterclass conference in the autumn.
A full review should be made of the “appropriate adult” system for vulnerable people in police custody before it is applied to complainers and witnesses, the Faculty has suggested.
The Faculty has welcomed an announcement by the Scottish Government that it will issue a public consultation on the Roberton Review of legal services regulation.
The Tumbling Lassie, a 17th century girl who has been adopted by a group of advocates to highlight the evils of modern slavery and people trafficking, will feature in three different festivals next month.
Changes are being made to the Faculty’s scholarship scheme, with the aim of making the devilling process as widely accessible as possible.
One of the Scottish Bar’s most prominent figures in family law, Kate Dowdalls, QC, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Scottish Law Commission.
Two members of Faculty - Almira Delibegovic-Broome, QC, and Jacqueline Fordyce - are heading overseas after securing prestigious appointments.
All roads will lead to Rome this autumn, and members of Faculty are being invited to join lawyers from around the globe at the International Bar Association’s 2018 annual conference.