News and Responses

All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates

26 Jul

Rome date for medical law QC

All roads led to Rome, as delegates from around the world – including the Faculty’s Lauren Sutherland, QC – headed to the International Congress on Law and Mental Health.

25 Jul

Faculty welcomes Lord Reed announcement

The Faculty has welcomed an announcement from 10 Downing Street that Lord Reed is to become President of the Supreme Court in January next year, when Lady Hale retires.

25 Jul

SCJC reappointment for Silk

The Lord President has welcomed the reappointment of Lynda Brabender, QC, to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

19 Jul

Hear all about immigration law, and help charity

Three members of Faculty, Aidan O'Neill, QC, Andrew Webster, QC, and Alan Caskie, are among the speakers who will turn the spotlight on immigration law at a masterclass conference, and aid charity.

17 Jul

Middle Temple honour for Faculty Silk

The Faculty’s non-practising member, Joanna Cherry, QC, MP, has been elected as an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple in London, one of the four Inns of Court.

16 Jul

Historic appointments at SCLR

The Scottish Council of Law Reporting (SCLR) has a new team at the top, and for the first time both senior positions are held by women - Jackie McRae and Angela Grahame, QC.