News and Responses

All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates

04 Jan

Faculty Clerk at special RBG screening

The Clerk of Faculty, Dr Kirsty Hood, QC, has helped honour one of the world’s major legal figures, the US Supreme Court Associate Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

03 Jan

Legal 500 winners announced

Two members of Faculty have been named winners in the Scottish Bar section of The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019.

27 Dec

Brexit analysis at Faculty event

Brexit and the twists and turns flowing from two historic court rulings will be put under the spotlight at a special Faculty-hosted event.

12 Dec

Faculty member addresses MEPs on e-evidence

A committee of the European Parliament has heard evidence from Iain Mitchell, QC, about a proposed new regulation for the preservation and recovery of electronic evidence.

12 Dec

Scottish Legal Aid Board annual report shows £11m fall

The cost of legal assistance in the last year has fallen by £11.3 million, and the amount paid to advocates was also down, the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) has announced in its annual report. Comment by Vice-Dean, Angela Grahame, QC.