A special event to celebrate advocacy and its vital role in Scots law is being lined up by the Faculty for International Women’s Day.
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
The Faculty has welcomed the appointment of Andrew Mackenzie, Chief Executive of the Scottish Arbitration Centre, as Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee.
A senior member of Faculty has been to Brussels to brief MEPs on a submission to the US Supreme Court in a case with potentially major implications for privacy rights.
Three members of Faculty have been appointed Legal Members of the Pensions Appeal Tribunal for Scotland.
A newly-introduced policy on bullying and harassment has received a strong endorsement from one of the Faculty’s most acclaimed former leaders.
The post-Brexit role of the Court of Justice of the European Union must be spelled out clearly and the status of its judgments left in no doubt, the Faculty has submitted.
The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has kicked off a series of Faculty-supported talks by politicians on the theme, Scotland After Brexit.
Leading lights in criminal law will be passing on some expert advice and tips to young practitioners at a full-day event in Glasgow.
The Faculty was delighted to welcome one of its most illustrious members, Lord Hope of Craighead, to open a new series of lunchtime seminars.
Scotland could be operating an illegal regime of charging litigants court fees at a level designed to fund the civil justice system, the Faculty has suggested.