The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has published its annual report for 2016-17, showing that of 1,155 new complaints received during the year, ten related to advocates.
The death has been announced of Douglas Risk, QC, former Sheriff Principal of Grampian, Highland and Islands. He was 76.
International best-selling author, Alexander McCall Smith, is teaming up with a nameless 17th Century girl to help the fight against modern slavery and people trafficking.
The Faculty has voiced deep dismay at being exposed to a new “burdensome and financially onerous” anti-money laundering regime.
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.