Faculty



The Margaret Taylor Interview: Angela Grahame QC on breaking the mould

In the first of her interview series for Scottish Legal News, legal journalist Margaret Taylor interviews Angela Grahame on her time as Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Advocates.  Ange

Published 18 February 2020

Ximena Vengoechea contributes to Colombian court magazine

A new magazine published by the Constitutional Court of Colombia features a contribution by a member of the Faculty of Advocates.

Published 12 February 2020

Lord Armstrong to chair Chapter 42A personal injury actions event

New rules affecting Chapter 42A personal injury actions in the Court of Session will be analysed at an information event by the Faculty of Advocates.

Published 6 February 2020

Roddy Dunlop QC named new Vice-Dean of Faculty

The new Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Advocates is Roddy Dunlop QC.

Published 4 February 2020

Vice-Dean of Faculty Angela Grahame QC steps down

The Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, Angela Grahame QC, has stepped down after three-and-a-half years in office.

Published 22 January 2020

Angela Grahame QC: 2020 promises to be a year to remember

With the last echoes of the bells drifting into the distance, 2020 is firmly with us and it is time to get down to work. That might sound as though it is just another change of the calendar, but, for Scotland’s legal profession, this has the promise to be very much a year to remember.

Published 7 January 2020

Xmas turned ‘abfab’ for families by Faculty appeal

Families who had been dreading Christmas are now looking forward to a special time, thanks to the “absolutely fabulous” Faculty of Advocates Xmas Collection.

Published 18 December 2019

Christmas saved as court finds Santa not guilty!

Santa Claus has been found not guilty of various offences by a jury of the International Christmas Court.

Published 18 December 2019

Faculty duo to join new Stair group

A new group with a strong Faculty of Advocates presence is being assembled to make sure a revered legal tool remains relevant for future generations of lawyers.

Published 17 December 2019

Snakes alive! Gold bracelet donated to Faculty Christmas Collection

Organisers of the Faculty of Advocates’ Christmas Collection have been delighted by a generous donation of a valuable unique piece of jewellery.

Published 10 December 2019

Lady Dorrian portrait ‘thrill’ for artist Grace

A young artist has been “thrilled” to be given the commission to paint a portrait of the foremost woman in Scottish legal history, Lady Dorrian, the Lord Justice Clerk.

Published 9 December 2019

Note the date: Faculty Choir carol concert on Friday, 13 December

The Faculty of Advocates Choir is in fine voice, and hoping as many people as possible will join it for the traditional charity carol concert.

Published 2 December 2019

Lord President to focus on delays in planning system

Delays in the planning system will be put in the spotlight by Scotland’s senior judge and a leading planning QC at a seminar.

Published 29 November 2019

Child legislation ‘potentially retrogressive’, Faculty fears

Concerns have been expressed by the Faculty of Advocates that planned legislation designed to ensure the voice of the child is heard in court could be “retrogressive”.

Published 28 November 2019

Faculty voices fear of ‘survivor hierarchy’ in redress scheme

Aspects of plans to compensate for historical child abuse in care could create a “survivor hierarchy” and deny payments to some victims, the Faculty of Advocates has suggested.

Published 26 November 2019