Leading QC Geoff Clarke has been elected Chair of Faculty Services Limited, the company which provides administrative and other support services for advocates.
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The Faculty has announced an extension to the deadline for applications for scholarships by those hoping to start devilling in the autumn of 2019, the cut-off now being 5pm on Friday, 21 September.
Fact will meet fiction, when Denise Mina and Brian McConnachie, QC, chat at this year’s Blairgowrie, Rattray and The Glens’ book festival, BOOKMARK.
Two leading lights of the criminal Bar, Derek Ogg and Thomas Ross, will help ensure all angles are covered in a debate about vulnerable witnesses.
The Faculty’s Paul Brown is among six appointments as summary sheriffs, announced by the Judicial Office for Scotland.
Proposed legislation to give Scottish courts the power to order damages awards to be paid periodically has been hailed by the Faculty as a “long overdue reform”.
The Faculty’s Mark Lazarowicz is Shetland-bound, to take part in two briefings on the implications of Brexit for EU citizens.
Proposals for greater case management of family actions in the sheriff court have been generally endorsed by the Faculty.