Seonaid Stevenson-McCabe named new vice-chair of JUSTICE Scotland
Seonaid Stevenson-McCabe has been appointed as vice-chair of JUSTICE Scotland, succeeding Catherine Smith QC.
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JUSTICE chief executive, Fiona Rutherford, said: “We welcome Seonaid Stevenson-McCabe as the new vice-chair of JUSTICE Scotland. Seonaid’s experience in academia and as a Scots qualified solicitor along with her commitment to access to justice, pro bono work, and legal education will be invaluable to JUSTICE Scotland’s upcoming work. We are thrilled to welcome her to the team.”
Ms Stevenson-McCabe said: “It is a real privilege to be appointed vice chair for JUSTICE Scotland. As chair and vice-chair, Shelagh McCall QC and Catherine Smith QC have worked tirelessly and I am very grateful to them.
“Access to justice is a fundamental right which must be protected and defended. I look forward to working with Almira Delibegović-Broome QC as chair, the wider JUSTICE staff team, and our membership to create a fairer, more accessible and more equal justice system in Scotland.”