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17 Jul Tumbling Lassie

Tumbling Lassie to star in three festivals

The Tumbling Lassie, a 17th century girl who has been adopted by a group of advocates to highlight the evils of modern slavery and people trafficking, will feature in three different festivals next month.

12 Jul

QC appointed to Scottish Law Commission

One of the Scottish Bar’s most prominent figures in family law, Kate Dowdalls, QC, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Scottish Law Commission.

20 Jun

Pro bono success for woman, 84

An 84-year-old woman says she will be “forever grateful” to the Faculty’s pro bono unit and a volunteer QC, Roddy McIlvride, who helped her win a court case over damage to her tenement home.