News and Responses

All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates

21 Mar


Students from France were welcomed by the Faculty on a visit to Parliament House on the Scottish leg of a GB study trip.

20 Mar

J Gordon Reid, QC, FCIArb

The Faculty was saddened to learn of the death of J Gordon Reid, QC, FCIArb, a former Temporary Judge of the Court of Session and convener of the Faculty Dispute Resolution Service. He was 65.

16 Mar

Applications for Silk

Applications are being sought by the Lord Justice General for recommendation for appointment as Queen’s Counsel.

14 Mar

R for representation…

Representation is one of The FOUR Rs to be put in the spotlight at a social care conference, and the Faculty’s Richard Henderson will be on hand to spell out the details.

12 Mar

Landmark medical judgment under the spotlight

The landmark judgment by the Supreme Court on informed consent to medical treatment is almost three years old, and Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board continues to arouse discussion and debate.