Faculty of Advocates
The Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, Gordon Jackson QC, has stepped down after four years in the post.
Published 30 June 2020
A routine Friday morning turned “surreal” for members of Faculty and staff when the Dalai Lama paid an unannounced visit.
Published 29 June 2020
Nine new members have been admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in a second – and hopefully, last – calling ceremony under physical distancing.
Published 26 June 2020
An addition to a discussion paper on cohabitation has been put forward by the Faculty of Advocates.
Published 24 June 2020
An open day to give senior school pupils and university students an insight into life as an advocate is going virtual.
Published 15 June 2020
Scottish lawyers are supporting five detained Egyptian colleagues for a human rights award.
Published 11 June 2020
Vice-Dean of Faculty, Roddy Dunlop QC has joined 4 Pump Court chambers in London as he expands his practice to include England.
Published 4 June 2020
Mental health legislation needs to be updated to take more account of children and young persons, the Faculty of Advocates has suggested.
Published 1 June 2020
New members have been welcomed to the Faculty of Advocates, at a calling ceremony like no other.
Published 29 May 2020
A member of the Faculty of Advocates has been appointed to a key role in the tribunals system in Scotland.
Published 15 May 2020
The Faculty of Advocates has supported reform of the law on moveable transactions, and an end to the use of “work-arounds”.
Published 7 May 2020
Progress in resuming civil court business has been applauded by the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, Roddy Dunlop QC.
Published 17 April 2020
Members of the Faculty of Advocates took part in one of the biggest mooting events in Scotland to help law students prepare for a major international competition.
Published 16 April 2020
Neil Mackenzie QC, director of training at the Faculty of Advocates, has offered to hold a Zoom chat with anyone interested in finding out more about the Scottish bar.
Published 9 April 2020
Gordon Jackson QC is to resign as Dean of the Faculty of Advocates later this year.
Published 3 April 2020