News and Responses

All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates

16 Jan

Criminal law in the spotlight

Leading lights in criminal law will be passing on some expert advice and tips to young practitioners at a full-day event in Glasgow.

12 Jan

New lunchtime talks off to a flyer

The Faculty was delighted to welcome one of its most illustrious members, Lord Hope of Craighead, to open a new series of lunchtime seminars.

04 Jan

Sheriff Muir Russell, QC

The death has been announced of Muir Russell, QC, who served as a sheriff at Aberdeen for 20 years. He was 92.

22 Dec

Panel posts for Faculty twelve

A dozen advocates have been approved for appointment as Legally Qualified Chairs by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

14 Dec

Sheriff Ian Simpson, QC

The death has been announced of Ian Simpson, QC, who served 18 years as a sheriff and was also a temporary judge before he retired. He was 68.