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Office of Sheriff recruitment 2017

Monday, 24 April, 2017
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The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Sheriff.

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New sheriffs appointed at Oban and Fort William

Tuesday, 28 March, 2017
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Patrick Hughes and Eilidh MacDonald have been appointed to the office of sheriff by Her Majesty the Queen, the Scottish Ministers have announced.

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Queen's Counsel 2017

Friday, 10 March, 2017
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The Lord Justice General invites applications by advocates and solicitor advocates seeking recommendation for appointment as Queen’s Counsel in Scotland.

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UK Supreme Court to sit in Scotland

Wednesday, 1 March, 2017
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The UK Supreme Court will sit in Edinburgh later this year, the first time that the UK's highest court has sat outside London.

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Tayside Commercial Court

Wednesday, 22 February, 2017
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A new court dedicated to dealing with commercial disputes is to be established in Tayside.

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Judicial Institute for Scotland

The Judicial Institute for Scotland (JIS) is the body responsible for judicial training in Scotland. The staff of the JIS are a part of the Judicial Office for Scotland. The Institute runs training courses for the judiciary and issues written material to all judges.

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