Aspiring Advocates will have a chance to see life at the Scottish Bar when the Faculty holds an Open Day for S5 and S6 school pupils and university students.
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Seven members of Faculty have helped students prepare for a major international mooting competition.
Hundreds of senior school students from throughout the UK will descend on Edinburgh this weekend, seeking to be crowned Bar Mock Trial Competition national champions.
Two innovative judges from the US, Victoria Pratt and Ginger Lerner-Wren, made a big impression with talks on Therapeutic Justice at a Faculty seminar - and it seems Scotland made a big impression on them.
Advocacy skills training will have a truly international flavour at a special four-day course organised by the Faculty.
A stimulating and entertaining talk by Lady Wolffe to mark International Women’s Day ended with a hope – that such days could soon be consigned to history.
Two senior members of Faculty, Ruth Innes, QC and Ronnie Renucci, QC, have been appointed to an expert panel which will advise on an evidence-based approach to reviewing legal aid fees.
A case can be made for allowing all prisoners to vote in elections in Scotland, including any future referendum, the Faculty has suggested.
An impressive 18 members of Faculty have gone through some intensive training and emerged as Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
The former Dean of Faculty, James Wolffe, QC, has become a Fellow of the RSE, Scotland’s National Academy.