The Faculty’s Alice Stobart is among the speakers who will review discrimination law at a conference in the New Year.
Members and staff of Faculty have been thanked for their “wonderful” response to a collection of Christmas presents and treats for vulnerable families.
The Faculty is to help give judges from Brazil an insight into the Scottish legal system.
The Faculty has sounded a note of caution about a potential impartiality issue in draft regulations on the composition of the Upper Tribunal for Scotland when hearing housing and property cases.
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has voiced concern that lawyers in China continue to face improper interference in their work and serious violations of their rights
The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has published its 2014-15 annual report, which shows an eight per cent, or £11.9m, drop in total expenditure.
Lord Carloway, the Lord Justice-Clerk since 2012, has been appointed Lord President in succession to Lord Gill, who retired in May
The Faculty has admitted Gavin Sellar as a non-practising member.
Stating a date rather than setting a time limit could help avoid mistakes in requests for permission to appeal decisions of the Scottish Tribunals, the Faculty has suggested.
Ministers have been urged by the Faculty to wait at least five years to see the impact of same sex marriages before considering further changes to the law on civil partnerships.