2017


25 Sep

Opening of Legal Year address by Lord President

The Lord President, Lord Carloway, predicted a “leaner and fitter” Court of Session with shorter waiting times for cases, and highlighted the near-impossible task of meeting time limits in the High Court, in an address to mark the opening of the Legal Year.

22 Sep

Our pleasure, Minister

Reforms to contract law have been passed by the Scottish Parliament, with special thanks being extended to the Faculty for its help in the passage of the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill.

19 Sep

Public invited to Faculty on Doors Open Day

Hundreds of people are expected to take the chance of a rare glimpse inside the Faculty when the Advocates Library features in Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2017 on Saturday (23 September).

19 Sep

Faculty's new PI arbitration service receives international endorsements

Prior to next week’s launch by the Faculty of Advocates of a new personal injury arbitration service at a two-day conference in Edinburgh, the Faculty published a series of endorsements of the initiative by legal experts and practitioners from a range of countries and jurisdictions.