The Faculty was delighted to welcome one of its most illustrious members, Lord Hope of Craighead, to open a new series of lunchtime seminars.
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
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.
The death has been announced of Muir Russell, QC, who served as a sheriff at Aberdeen for 20 years. He was 92.
A dozen advocates have been approved for appointment as Legally Qualified Chairs by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
Members and staff of Faculty have been given heartfelt thanks for bringing “magical” Christmas cheer to vulnerable families.
The death has been announced of Ian Simpson, QC, who served 18 years as a sheriff and was also a temporary judge before he retired. He was 68.
The Faculty’s FOA Arbitration group and its newly-established arbitration service have been applauded by a senior US lawyer.
It’s been east, and it’s been west, but home will be best for the Faculty Choir as it performs a 21st anniversary charity carol concert this weekend.
It’s a sure sign that Christmas is drawing close – the Faculty has now started to welcome donations for its Xmas collection in aid of vulnerable families.
The Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, examined vulnerable witnesses, digitisation of the courts and case management in her keynote address to the 21st Century Bar Conference 2017.