The Faculty's Mackenzie Building took on a decidedly Italian feel for an event with the country, its business and its law under scrutiny.
Greater protection against prosecution should be afforded to victims of human trafficking, the Faculty has suggested.
It attracted 2,000 delegates from more than 100 countries, and featured names such as Aung San Suu Kyi and Ban Ki-moon, and the Faculty was delighted to have played its part at the Global Law Summit.
The Canadian Supreme Court has issued a significant ruling on the importance of the lawyer's duty of commitment to the client's cause.
The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on proposals to change the fees charged by courts and the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG).
Lord Abernethy, who as Alastair Cameron, QC, was Vice-Dean of Faculty from 1983 until his elevation to the Bench in 1992, has taken a fond look back to his early days at the Bar.
The UK Government has conceded that policies on the surveillance of lawyer-client communications are not fully compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights.
A key Faculty post, Convenor of the Law Reform Committee, has changed hands due to the General Election.
A group of young lawyers from the Netherlands enjoyed a visit to the Faculty and Parliament House, but found they were in for a shock.
The Faculty has become a supporter of a charity which aims to help families overcome conflict and tackle the scourge of youth homelessness.