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New deadlines for Faculty of Advocates scholarships

Changes are being made to the Faculty of Advocates’ scholarship scheme, with the aim of making ...

Published 16 July 2018

Our Legal Heritage: The Faculty Mummy

In 1748, James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, an antiquarian who had travelled in Egypt, presented ...

Published 16 July 2018

Kate Dowdalls QC appointed to Scottish Law Commission

Kate Dowdalls QC Kate Dowdalls QC has been appointed as a commissioner of the Scottish Law Comm ...

Published 13 July 2018

Faculty members secure overseas appointments

Almira Delibegovic-Broome QC (left) and Jacqueline Fordyce Two members of the Faculty of Advoca ...

Published 10 July 2018

Faculty provides 'great opportunity' for examining The Doctor’s Dilemma

Pictured (L-R): Clare Connelly, Dr Rob Hendry and Vinit Khurana The week of the 70th birthday o ...

Published 9 July 2018

Our Legal Heritage: Indian Peter Williamson

Photo courtesy of the Advocates Library In the latest in our occasional legal heritage series, ...

Published 6 July 2018

Opinion: Human rights defence not so easy elsewhere

Shelagh McCall QC Each time I get to my feet in court, no matter the type of case, the last thi ...

Published 3 July 2018

Ampersand welcomes Alexander Sutherland

Alexander Sutherland Ampersand Advocates has welcomed Alexander Sutherland to the stable. Befo ...

Published 2 July 2018

Faculty launches international human rights award

Shelagh McCall QC A new award to honour men and women overseas who champion human rights in the ...

Published 2 July 2018

Seven new members welcomed to Faculty of Advocates

Pictured: Back (L-R) Alex Sutherland, Kevin Henry, Adam McKinlay, Neil Mackenzie (the Faculty&rsqu ...

Published 2 July 2018

Facts and Evidence in Litigation – An ETN Seminar

The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with Terra Firma Chambers, will present a seminar entitled ...

Published 2 July 2018

Experienced solicitor Ewen Brown joins Terra Firma Chambers

Ewen Brown Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Ewen Brown has joined the stable having ...

Published 29 June 2018

Amy Donachie and David Adams join Westwater Advocates

Pictured: David Adams and Amy Donachie Amy Donachie and David Adams have joined Westwater ...

Published 29 June 2018

Adam McKinlay welcomed to Axiom Advocates

Adam McKinlay Axiom Advocates has welcomed new member Adam McKinlay, who called to the bar ...

Published 29 June 2018

Lord Pentland to deliver next Lord Rodger Lecture at Aberdeen University

Lord Pentland 20 July 2018, 17:30 - 20:00 King's Conference Centre, University of Aberdeen Lo ...

Published 28 June 2018