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Two lawyers have been appointed to director posts at the Faculty of Advocates. Astrid Smart QC of Compass Chambers has been made director of quality assurance while Hugh Olson of Arnot Manderson Advocates will take over as director of training and education in July.

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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. This was the view of the Faculty of Advocates in its submission to

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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. The four bars said in a statement that they recognised "the justice system has undergone changes

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Retired advocate Andrew Hajducki QC has passed away. Dean of Faculty, Roddy Dunlop QC, extended his condolences to Mr Hajducki's family and his many friends, saying: “Andrew was for many years a leading practitioner, especially (but not solely) in the field of personal injury. His work on

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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. In a letter signed by the Faculty, the Bar Council of England and Wales, The Bar of

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One of the most respected legal minds in Scotland, Heriot Currie QC, has passed away. “This week, we bade farewell to one of the titans of the Scottish Bar in recent times. Heriot Currie QC, who called in 1979 and took silk in 1992, suffered a massive stroke from which he did not recover, pass

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