Lord Keen of Elie QC to face disciplinary tribunal over misconduct allegations

Lord Keen of Elie QC, the Advocate General for Scotland, has been accused of professional misconduct and will be the subject of disciplinary proceedings later this month.

On 29 October, Lord Keen, who represented the government in the recent Scottish Brexit litigation, will appear before the Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service, the Bar Standards Board has confirmed.

Lord Keen was sworn in as Advocate General for Scotland in 2015. He was Dean of Faculty between 2007 and 2014.