D Bain

Dorothy R. Bain Q.C.

Year of Call: 1994

Year of Silk: 2007


LL.B University of Aberdeen

Dip. L.P. University of Aberdeen

Special interests



Advocate Depute Nov 2002 - Dec 2003

Senior Advocate Depute: Jan 2004 - 2005

Assistant Principal Advocate Depute: Jan 2006 - May 2009

Commissioned by the Lord Advocate and Solicitor General to report on

and make recommendations in relation to the prosecution of Sexual

Crime in Scotland, which in turn resulted in the creation of the

National Sex Crimes Unit: Feb-Oct 2008

Principal Advocate Depute: June 2009 - July 2011