Scotland ‘s criminal Advocates have voiced strong opposition to proposals, including trials without juries, which the Scottish Parliament is considering because of the Coronavirus emergency.
Coronavirus has claimed another major event, with the postponement of an international arbitration conference which had been due to take place in Edinburgh in May.
The new deputy editor of Session Cases has been named as Timothy Young, Advocate.
The Faculty is monitoring advice constantly as we strive to maintain a high level of service and support to clients and agents, while keeping the health of our members and staff as our main concern.
Good luck to our devil, Victoria Arnott, and Clerk of Faculty, Richard Pugh, who will be competing in the LexFactor Battle.
A strong Faculty presence at a special seminar will help ensure EU citizens in Scotland are protected by all the rights available to them after Brexit.
The Faculty’s John Campbell, QC, has been appointed to a senior role in the redevelopment of West Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh.
A member of Faculty has marked International Women’s Day by launching a campaign seeking justice for thousands of people in Scotland who were convicted of witchcraft and executed.