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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.

07 Dec

Faculty highlights fears for devolution in Brexit bill

Concerns over “rigid control” of the Scottish Parliament and a greatly altered balance of power between Edinburgh and London have been raised by the Faculty in evidence to MPs about the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

01 Dec

Well done, Aidan and Usman

Hearty congratulations to Aidan O'Neill, QC, and Usman Tariq who were winners at the 2017 Law Awards of Scotland.