Faculty of Advocates
Promoting access to justice for 500 years
What is the Faculty of Advocates?
The Faculty of Advocates is the professional body to which all Advocates belong. Its history dates back to the sixteenth century.
History of Faculty
In 1914 the young – and not so young – men of Scotland joined the military in droves, and the Advocates were no exception. For many of them, part time military service had been a significant part of their leisure time; indeed the vast majority of the men in this publication had served in uniform before 1914. Some of them, like Robert Burns Begg KC, or Archibald Jones, had served in the Boer War.