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
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
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
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
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
Radio listeners will hear about a link between the Faculty of Advocates and the notorious 19th Century Burke and Hare murders when a new series about famous court cases is aired.
Published 14 November 2019
A first group of expert speakers has been confirmed for the Faculty of Advocates’ 21st Century Bar Conference.
Published 13 November 2019
A member of the Faculty of Advocates with strong European links has been speaking at an international conference in Tbilisi to celebrate the centenary of the Georgian bar.
Published 8 November 2019
It’s becoming part of the Festive tradition, and this year every effort is again being made by the Faculty of Advocates to “bring Christmas to life” for families in need.
Published 8 November 2019
Protecting women from exploitation must be a key objective of plans to reform the law on surrogacy, the Faculty of Advocates has said.
Published 7 November 2019
At the start of Pro Bono Week, the Faculty of Advocates has restated a commitment to helping people to assert legal rights by offering a free service in appropriate cases.
Published 5 November 2019
The Faculty of Advocates’ human rights award winner, Salome Nduta, has set herself a daunting challenge of celebrating this year’s International Human Rights Day at the top of a 17,060ft mountain.
Published 15 October 2019
The impressive Playfair corridor of the Advocates Library will be on public view this weekend, as the Faculty of Advocates again takes part in Doors Open Day.
Published 24 September 2019
A member of the Faculty of Advocates is to be contributing editor for a portfolio of titles for The Laws of Scotland: Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia.
Published 23 September 2019
Nine lawyers have been awarded silk, it has been announced by the Judicial Office for Scotland.
Published 18 September 2019