News and Responses

All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates

30 Jul

More clarity required on proposed registers

The management of a centralised national register of child welfare reporters should be the responsibility of Sheriffs Principal and the Lord President, says the Faculty of Advocates.

28 Jun

Excellence is a prerequisite to success for the latest devils

Last week saw the latest group of devils (trainee advocates) called to the Bar in Scotland. This marks their entry into a public office (that of advocate) that demands they deliver ongoing excellence as they engage in providing access to justice.