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.
All the latest news from the Faculty of Advocates
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.
The Lord President has welcomed the reappointment of Lynda Brabender, QC, to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.
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.
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.
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.
Eight new members have been admitted to the Faculty, and welcomed to “the best job in the legal profession”.
He’s known for taking the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey, but Ian Hamilton also has award-winning playwright high on his CV.
The Faculty’s Fred Mackintosh has been titled Lawyer of the Week in the law section of The Times Scotland.
A new Moot has helped cement closer ties between the Faculty and the Bar of Northern Ireland.