New Vice President to Sheriff Appeal Court appointed

The Lord President has now confirmed the appointment of Sheriff Principal Abercrombie, QC, as the new Vice President to the Sheriff Appeal Court.

The Sheriff Principal replaces Sheriff Principal Scott who retires on 31 August. His appointment will run from 1 September 2016 until 20 April 2020.

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Summaries of Court Opinions


In certain cases the judgment reached by the court may be of wider public interest. In these cases a summary of the court’s Opinion is produced and published along with a link to the full Opinion.

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