The Faculty is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week with a working lunch to discuss Wellbeing at the Bar.
The first of a series of judicial installations has seen John Beckett, QC, take his place on the Bench with the title, Lord Beckett.
A member of Faculty has become a leading light in a mentoring scheme which aims to help young people in Scotland to realise their potential.
Five new Senators of the College of Justice, including three practising members of the senior Bar, have been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of the First Minister.
The Scottish Arbitration Centre has been successful in bidding for Edinburgh to host the 2020 Congress of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).
The death has been announced of Ronald David Ireland, QC, a former Sheriff Principal of Grampian, Highland and Islands. He was 91.
The Faculty’s Jillian Martin-Brown has been appointed a member of a working group set up by the Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) to take forward legislative changes to inquiries into fatal accidents and sudden deaths.
The potential legal issues of a “leave” or a “stay” vote in the EU referendum will be explored at a special event by the AGEUL group of advocates.
A dramatisation of the 1528 trial of Patrick Hamilton, the first martyr of the Scottish Reformation, is being staged in St Andrews, where he was convicted of being a heretic and burned at the stake.
A series of seminars on contemporary issues in child law begins tomorrow (5 May) when the topic for discussion will be Contact and Contempt of Court.