Faculty condemns prime minister’s anti-lawyer comments

The Faculty of Advocates has condemned comments made by the prime minister once again about the legal profession. 

Published 29 July 2021

No concerns raised by EU-UK TCA, says Faculty

To date no issues have been encountered by advocates in relation to the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), the Faculty of Advocates has said.

Published 15 July 2021

Scottish poets in the spotlight at justice conference

Best-selling Scottish crime writer Val MacDermid and Scottish poet and spoken word artist Stephen Watt were among those who read extracts from the Saughton Sonnets at the National Youth Justice Conference today.

Published 17 June 2021

Faculty appoints new directors

Two lawyers have been appointed to director posts at the Faculty of Advocates.

Published 28 May 2021

Faculty: No case for immunity from judicial review

The supreme authority in the United Kingdom is the rule of law and its application is administered through a balance of the three branches of government and not through attempts by one branch to curb or blunt the role of the others.

Published 26 May 2021

Four bars warn against widespread use of remote hearings after Covid

Justice should continue to be administered in person after the pandemic, the Faculty of Advocates, Bar Council of England and Wales, The Bar of Ireland and The Bar Council of Northern Ireland have said.

Published 4 May 2021

Andrew Hajducki QC

Retired advocate Andrew Hajducki QC has passed away.

Published 30 April 2021

Faculty condemns Chinese sanctions against barristers

The Faculty of Advocates is among a number of bar organisations that have condemned sanctions announced by China against barristers who gave legal advice in connection with human rights abuses in Xinjiang.

Published 27 April 2021

Faculty bids farewell to ‘titan’ of the bar Heriot Currie QC

One of the most respected legal minds in Scotland, Heriot Currie QC, has passed away.

Published 22 April 2021