Lady Clark appointed Chair of Scottish Law Commission

Cabinet Secretary for Justice Kenny MacAskill has announced the appointment of Lady Clark of Calton QC as the new Chair to the Scottish Law Commission

The appointment will be for five years and will run from 21 June 2012 until 20 June 2017.  Lady Clark succeeds Lord Drummond Young in the post. 

The post is made on a part-time basis, with 60 per cent of Lady Clark’s time being spent on Commission business, and the remainder of her time devoted to her judicial functions. 

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