Article 50 revocation: Reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union

Thursday, 4 October, 2018
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The First Division of the Court of Session, chaired by the Lord President, Lord Carloway, have written to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) requesting a preliminary ruling on whether the UK's decision to leave the European Union can be unilaterally revoked.

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Queen's Counsel Appointments

Friday, 14 September, 2018
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Nine new Queen’s Counsel have been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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Scottish Tribunals Annual Report

Friday, 7 September, 2018
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The Lord President has published the President of Scottish Tribunals’ first Annual Report.

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Appointment of Summary Sheriffs

Tuesday, 4 September, 2018
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Six new summary sheriffs have been appointed, the Judicial Office for Scotland has announced.

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Judicial Work Shadowing Scheme

Monday, 20 August, 2018
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The head of the Scottish judiciary has launched a new Judicial Work Shadowing Scheme, which gives any qualified solicitor, solicitor-advocate or advocate the opportunity to apply to spend up to three days observing the work of a judicial office holder.

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