The Faculty and several members feature prominently in the Scottish Legal News Annual Review 2018 which has been published online.
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
Students from France were welcomed by the Faculty on a visit to Parliament House on the Scottish leg of a GB study trip.
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.
Applications are being sought by the Lord Justice General for recommendation for appointment as Queen’s Counsel.
Legislation introduced to the Scottish Parliament would change the minimum age of criminal responsibility in Scotland from eight to 12.
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.
Women at the Bar have been much in demand for speaking engagements.
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.
A celebration of advocacy proved a very popular event for the Faculty to mark International Women’s Day.
The 2018 Macfadyen Lecture staged by the Scottish Council of Law Reporting has been delivered by Judge Ian Forrester, QC.