Five new judges appointed

Five Senators have been appointed to the College of Justice.

The new Senators, who will sit in Scotland’s highest criminal and civil courts, are:

  • Sheriff John Beckett QC
  • Ailsa Carmichael QC
  • Alistair Clark QC
  • the Rt. Hon Frank Mulholland QC  
  • Andrew Stewart QC.

The dates for their installations will be announced in due course.

For more information on the appointments see Scottish Government news.

More information is also available on the role of Senators.


Queen's Counsel Appointments 2019

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Scottish Tribunals Annual Report 2018-19

Friday, 26 July, 2019

Lady Rae awarded Honorary Doctorate of Laws

Friday, 5 July, 2019

Office of Senator of the College of Justice

Thursday, 4 July, 2019

OBE for Sheriff

Friday, 21 June, 2019

Latest News


Keep up to date with the latest developments here or follow us on Twitter

Read the latest news