The convener of the Faculty’s Human Rights and Rule of Law Committee, Shelagh McCall, QC, has been appointed Chair of JUSTICE Scotland.
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Members of Faculty have enjoyed an illuminating and thought-provoking lecture by one of the foremost figures of the English judiciary, Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court.
The Faculty favours the law on penalty clauses remaining unchanged while a key Supreme Court judgment is given time to “bed in”.
An easy-to-use, written application procedure should be considered for Protective Expenses Orders (PEOs), the Faculty believes.
A programme of key public law topics, including human rights and Brexit, has been drafted for the ninth annual summer conference of the Scottish Public Law Group.
A new report – part of the Evidence and Procedure Review on child and vulnerable witnesses – has been published by the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.
The former Lord Advocate, Dame Elish Angiolini, QC, is Lawyer of the Week in the Law section of The Times Scotland.
The Faculty has become a member of an international group which is devoted to upholding the highest standards of advocacy.