Plans to open civil partnerships to different sex couples have drawbacks, but those might be a blessing in the long run, the Faculty has suggested.
Trekking for three days in sub-zero conditions may leave many people cold, but the Faculty’s Robert Sutherland enjoyed a “fantastic experience”.
Two intellectual property law specialists from the Faculty, Roisin Higgins, QC, and Usman Tariq, are among the speakers at a full-day conference in Edinburgh.
Explaining decisions about their future to children should not become a required part of a judge’s duty, the Faculty believes.
A third award in as many months has gone the way of the Faculty’s Aidan O’Neill, QC.
The new Deputy President of the UK Supreme Court is Lord Hodge, giving the court a Scottish top two.
The Vice-Dean of Faculty, Angela Grahame, QC, has stepped down after three and a half years in office.
A new name has been added to the Faculty’s list of stables – Themis Advocates.
The installation of Lord Reed as President of the UK Supreme Court is a source of pride for Scotland and its legal profession, says the Dean of Faculty, Gordon Jackson, QC.
The Supreme Courts have welcomed a “major asset” to the Bench, with the installation of Lady Poole.