The Tumbling Lassie Seminar is branching out on its own, after three years as an adjunct to the annual Charity Ball.
A senior criminal practitioner, Frances McMenamin, QC, will be a Faculty representative on a new panel looking at the way sexual offence cases are dealt with in the courts.
Aspiring Advocates will have a chance to see life at the Scottish Bar when the Faculty holds an Open Day for S5 and S6 school pupils and university students.
Seven members of Faculty have helped students prepare for a major international mooting competition.
Hundreds of senior school students from throughout the UK will descend on Edinburgh this weekend, seeking to be crowned Bar Mock Trial Competition national champions.
Two innovative judges from the US, Victoria Pratt and Ginger Lerner-Wren, made a big impression with talks on Therapeutic Justice at a Faculty seminar - and it seems Scotland made a big impression on them.
A stimulating and entertaining talk by Lady Wolffe to mark International Women’s Day ended with a hope – that such days could soon be consigned to history.
Two senior members of Faculty, Ruth Innes, QC and Ronnie Renucci, QC, have been appointed to an expert panel which will advise on an evidence-based approach to reviewing legal aid fees.
A case can be made for allowing all prisoners to vote in elections in Scotland, including any future referendum, the Faculty has suggested.
An impressive 18 members of Faculty have gone through some intensive training and emerged as Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.