2017

Nov


16 Nov

Faculty appoints Chief Executive

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.

15 Nov

Fears voiced over Brexit effect on family law

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.

13 Nov

Faculty releases promotional film

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.

08 Nov

Sleeping in the park…for a good cause

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.

06 Nov

Have we seen the next great criminal lawyer?

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.

03 Nov

Scottish Legal Aid Board annual report

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.