New SLAB Faculty Member
THE appointment of David Sheldon, QC, as a Faculty Member of the Scottish Legal Aid Board has been announced by Annabelle Ewing, the Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs.
Mr Sheldon was a lecturer in law at Edinburgh University and Associate Dean of the School of Law before being admitted to Faculty in 1998. He took silk in 2013. He is the author of a number of legal textbooks and has contributed to works including Court of Session Practice and the Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia.
The SLAB appointment is part-time and runs for three years. Mr Sheldon replaces John Hamilton, QC, who became a summary sheriff earlier this year, as a Faculty Member, and joins Alastair Kinroy, QC, who is in his second term with SLAB.