A campaign to have this year’s Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the world’s human rights defenders has received backing from the Faculty’s Human Rights and Rule of Law Committee.
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Greater assistance is being offered by the Faculty of Advocates for those who fear a lack of means may be an obstacle to joining the Bar.
Scottish lawyers are to have the chance to quiz a US attorney who has become one of the stars of a television documentary about a high-profile murder case.
Seven members of Faculty have been appointed Queen’s Counsel, bringing to 130 the number of practising seniors at the Bar.
An advert in the programme for the Wigtown Book Festival has thrown up its own bit of mystery, in the shape of an advocate’s wig.
Leading QC Geoff Clarke has been elected Chair of Faculty Services Limited, the company which provides administrative and other support services for advocates.
The Faculty has announced an extension to the deadline for applications for scholarships by those hoping to start devilling in the autumn of 2019, the cut-off now being 5pm on Friday, 21 September.
Fact will meet fiction, when Denise Mina and Brian McConnachie, QC, chat at this year’s Blairgowrie, Rattray and The Glens’ book festival, BOOKMARK.
Two leading lights of the criminal Bar, Derek Ogg and Thomas Ross, will help ensure all angles are covered in a debate about vulnerable witnesses.
The Faculty’s Paul Brown is among six appointments as summary sheriffs, announced by the Judicial Office for Scotland.