APPOINTMENT OF QUEEN'S COUNSEL 2013

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

Completed application forms must be submitted by close of business on Thursday 2nd May 2013 to: - Mr Paul Gilmour, Private Secretary to the Lord President, Lord President’s Private Office, Parliament House, Edinburgh, EH1 1RQ.  Please mark your envelope “Application - Restricted”.

All references to be submitted directly to the Lord President’s Private Secretary.

Should you wish further information, please contact Paul Gilmour on 0131 240 6701

Guide for applicants

Application form Members of Faculty of Advocates

Application form  Solicitor Advocates

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