An intriguing character from Scotland’s legal past will be brought to life for visitors to the Faculty this weekend on Doors Open Day.
The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has urged the cream of Scotland’s legal profession to consider a career on the Bench.
An important proviso has been added by the Faculty to its support for legislation which would keep child witnesses out of court in serious criminal cases.
Family law practitioners heard expert analysis of an innovation in Court of Session litigation at a special Faculty event.
A campaign to have this year’s Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the world’s human rights defenders has received backing from the Faculty’s Human Rights and Rule of Law Committee.
Greater assistance is being offered by the Faculty of Advocates for those who fear a lack of means may be an obstacle to joining the Bar.
Scottish lawyers are to have the chance to quiz a US attorney who has become one of the stars of a television documentary about a high-profile murder case.
Seven members of Faculty have been appointed Queen’s Counsel, bringing to 130 the number of practising seniors at the Bar.
An advert in the programme for the Wigtown Book Festival has thrown up its own bit of mystery, in the shape of an advocate’s wig.
Leading QC Geoff Clarke has been elected Chair of Faculty Services Limited, the company which provides administrative and other support services for advocates.