Young lawyers from New Zealand and the United States took in a tour of the Faculty during the Scottish leg of a UK visit, and were not disappointed.
The Faculty has appointed Iain Reid as Chief Executive with responsibility for both the Faculty and Faculty Services Limited, the company which provides administrative and other support services for advocates.
Family law specialists in Scotland have thrown their weight behind a call to change the Brexit blueprint, which they fear would cause “unfairness and confusion” for families.
A short film which will be used to encourage diversity, bust myths and attract new members to the Bar has been released by the Faculty.
Two senior members of Faculty have welcomed a group of constitutional law honours students on a visit to Parliament House.
The Faculty has raised some questions about a working draft of the Contract (Formation) (Scotland) Bill which has been prepared by the Scottish Law Commission.
The first frost of winter has been a stark reminder of the hardship faced by the homeless, and what lies in store for a group of five members and staff of Faculty who are to take part in Sleep in the Park.
Bookings are now being taken for places at the Faculty’s 21st Century Bar Conference 2017, which is likely to prove as popular as ever with a host of expert speakers and a diverse programme.
Glasgow’s historic High Court may have witnessed the start of the next great legal career, so impressive were the performances at the Scottish heat of the Bar National Mock Trial Competition.
Less is being spent on legal assistance in Scotland, while the amount paid to advocates has risen in the last year, the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has announced.