Faculty Of Advocates

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A member of the Faculty of Advocates has been named on a list of Lawyers Who Are Changing the World For the Better 2019. Piya Muqit is executive director of Justice Centre Hong Kong and it is her human rights work there, especially on behalf of refugees, which earned her the accolade from The Attic,

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Members of the Faculty of Advocates Choir will share the stage with some inspirational singers at a fundraising concert in Dublin. The event, The Sounds of Music, is a collaboration between the choir, and the choirs of the Bar of Ireland and A&L Goodbody, a leading Irish law firm.

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A member of the Faculty of Advocates has hit a six in the world of cricket umpiring. David McLean has been appointed to the ICC Development Panel of International Umpires. He becomes one of three Scotland representatives on the panel.

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New rights should be given to cohabitants to inherit from a deceased partner who leaves no will, the Faculty of Advocates has suggested. At the moment, the surviving partner of couples who live together, rather than marry or enter a civil partnership, has to apply to a court to obtain any financial

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From Belfast, from Dublin and from London – barristers and judges are heading to Edinburgh as the Faculty of Advocates hosts one of the most eagerly-awaited events in the legal calendar. The Four Jurisdictions Conference is held annually in one of the participating countries, and this year it

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Plans for a major overhaul of the rules governing immigration have been given strong support by the Faculty of Advocates, although it fears the financial cost may be greater than anticipated. The immigration rules started life in the early 1970s as a 17-page document. They now number more than 1,100

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The Faculty of Advocates has raised questions about the future use of protected trust deeds (PTDs) as a form of statutory debt solution. The Scottish government is consulting on proposals for changes to PTDs – voluntary but legally binding agreements to repay part or all of a person’s de

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Applications are now being invited for Faculty of Advocates scholarships which can help ease financial tensions during the training period for the Bar. Those hoping to begin devilling in 2020 are asked to submit applications by the end of this month, to be considered by the Faculty’s Scholarsh

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Six European countries are represented among young lawyers who have arrived at the Faculty of Advocates for the 2019 Eurodevils programme.

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Bookings are being taken for the Faculty of Advocates’ 12th World Intellectual Property Day Conference, which is expected once again to attract a full house. The conference is on Friday, April 26 – World IP Day – from 11:30am to 2pm in the Mackenzie Building, off High Street, Edinb

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The voices of victims and their families should be heard at prisoners’ parole hearings, but only to a limited extent, the Faculty of Advocates has suggested. A “victim personal statement” could be part of a dossier for consideration by the Parole Board for Scotland, although the ro

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