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.
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
The discount rate for personal injury awards in Scotland has been lowered from 2.5 per cent to minus 0.75 per cent, reflecting the same change south of the Border which was announced last month by the Lord Chancellor.
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.
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.
The Faculty’s Hugh Olson has been appointed to the part-time post of Deputy Traffic Commissioner for Scotland.
Proposed legislation on third party rights in contract is “a positive development”, the Faculty has told MSPs.
The Scottish Society for Computers and Law (SSCL) has lined up an expert speaker for a seminar on artificial intelligence.
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.
Advocates were to the fore in appointments by the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS).
Five members of Faculty have been named in new Advocate-Depute appointments by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.