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27 Mar

Examining the new succession landscape

With a particular interest in “contentious succession” and a book in the pipeline, the Faculty’s Roddy MacLeod is a perfect speaker for a seminar looking at the law under the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016.

23 Mar

ICAS post for Dame Elish

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has appointed the former Lord Advocate, Dame Elish Angiolini, QC, to the chair of its discipline board.

22 Mar

Civil litigation under the spotlight

The third annual Civil Day Conference organised by the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association will feature the Faculty’s Richard Pugh as one of the speakers.

20 Mar

Artificial intelligence seminar

The Scottish Society for Computers and Law (SSCL) has lined up an expert speaker for a seminar on artificial intelligence.

17 Mar

Two new judges appointed

The Treasurer of the Faculty, Alan Summers, QC, is one of two new appointments as Senators of the College of Justice, it has been announced.

15 Mar

A-D x 5 for Faculty

Five members of Faculty have been named in new Advocate-Depute appointments by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.