Counsel is Scotland’s new Deputy Traffic Commissioner
The Faculty’s Hugh Olson has been appointed to the part-time post of Deputy Traffic Commissioner for Scotland.
While the appointment is for Scotland, Mr Olson will be authorised to act as a deputy to assist any of the UK’s seven traffic commissioners.
He has a long-standing interest in transport law, and was Standing Junior Counsel to the Department of Transport from 2005 to 2009. Currently, he is Standing Junior to the Ministry of Defence.