Congratulations Mackie Academy of Stonehaven, winners of the 2019 Scottish heat of the Bar Mock Trial Competition.
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All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
At the start of Pro Bono Week, the Faculty has restated a commitment to helping people to assert legal rights by offering a free service in appropriate cases.
The founder of the Faculty’s MiniTrials initiative and its linchpin for the past 17 years has passed on the baton - quite literally!
The leading defence counsel, Brian McConnachie, QC, has been chosen as Lawyer of the Week in the law section of The Times.
An open invitation is being extended to the second Lord Jones Excellence in Advocacy event.
The Faculty’s Laigh Hall is the venue for a discussion by Lady Scott and Professor Sharon Cowan of how abused women are treated under the law in Scotland.
Two senior members of Faculty, Dorothy Bain, QC, and Donald Findlay, QC, will help law students to gain an insight into litigation as a career.
A member of Faculty, Simon Crabb, was a guest speaker at an event in Malawi marking International Peace Day.
The Faculty’s human rights award winner, Salome Nduta, has set herself a daunting challenge of celebrating this year’s International Human Rights Day at the top of a 17,060ft mountain.
The total raised for the Tumbling Lassie appeal this year has risen to £24,000, after the last of the season’s events, the Charity Ball.