Applications are being sought by the Lord Justice General for recommendation for appointment as Queen’s Counsel.
Legislation introduced to the Scottish Parliament would change the minimum age of criminal responsibility in Scotland from eight to 12.
Representation is one of The FOUR Rs to be put in the spotlight at a social care conference, and the Faculty’s Richard Henderson will be on hand to spell out the details.
Women at the Bar have been much in demand for speaking engagements.
The landmark judgment by the Supreme Court on informed consent to medical treatment is almost three years old, and Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board continues to arouse discussion and debate.
A celebration of advocacy proved a very popular event for the Faculty to mark International Women’s Day.
The 2018 Macfadyen Lecture staged by the Scottish Council of Law Reporting has been delivered by Judge Ian Forrester, QC.
The Faculty’s Andrew Smith, QC, has been chosen as Lawyer of the Week in the law section of The Times Scotland – for the second time.
Difficulties could be created if Scotland alone in the UK forges ahead with a new system for legal recognition of acquired gender, the Faculty has suggested.
The Faculty’s Laigh Hall is expected to be full to capacity for a special International Women’s Day event this week.