The Faculty of Advocates is saddened by the death of Member of Faculty Paul McNairney.
The 21st Century Bar Conference, which takes place next month, will adopt a hybrid format to cater for those who would prefer an in-person event as well as anyone who would like to attend online.
Junior members of the Bar have cautioned that making remote hearings the default would damage their professional development as advocates, adversely affect their well-being and job satisfaction, and have a knock-on effect on the quality of justice.
The use of new technologies in policing could infringe on the rights of individuals in the criminal justice system, says the Faculty of Advocates.
Emily Bradbury was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates today in a ceremony held in the Reading Room at Parliament House.
The Faculty of Advocates believes that should proposals on remote hearings put forward by the Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) be implemented they would have a negative impact on access to justice, the quality of justice and inequality.
The Faculty of Advocates has presented its first annual report on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Supervisory activities.
Pro Bono Week 2021 is starting today, 1 November, in the UK, and offers an opportunity to recognise and support the voluntary contributions made by the legal profession in giving free legal help to those in need.