A historic art book with a Faculty connection has been carefully restored at the National Library of Scotland, ready to be put on show at one of the world’s leading museums.
A packed First Division courtroom witnessed Scottish legal history, with the installation of Lady Dorrian as Lord Justice Clerk. She is the first woman to hold either of the two senior judicial titles in Scotland.
A group of judges and lawyers from Sweden enjoyed a warm welcome on a memorable visit to the Faculty and Parliament House.
The Bar National Mock Trial Competition is celebrating its silver jubilee, and for one member of Faculty, it has produced a golden moment.
The Faculty was a proud host of the Annual Reception of the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR).
The Faculty’s Director of Training and Education, Dr David Parratt, has achieved a highly unusual hat-trick, after calling to the Northern Irish Bar.
A Second Edinburgh Declaration has been adopted by the International Council of Advocates and Barristers (ICAB) in a fitting finale to the World Bar Conference 2016.
The World Bar Conference has left Edinburgh, on its way to South Africa in 2018, and the Dean of Faculty, James Wolffe, QC, has looked back on a memorable and successful event.
The importance of independent advocates as “a very precious asset” in a democratic society has been underscored by Lord Neuberger, President of the UK Supreme Court.
The much-anticipated World Bar Conference 2016 has been opened by Roy Martin, QC, the former Dean of Faculty who is chairing the event.