The Rt Hon Lord Mulholland (Frank Mulholland QC)

Lord Mulholland was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2016.

The Rt Hon Frank Mulholland QC graduated in law at Aberdeen University (1981) and is also a Masters Graduate in Business Administration at Edinburgh University (1997). 

He was appointed as the Solicitor General for Scotland in 2007 and the Lord Advocate in 2011. 

He has wide experience including having been Procurator Fiscal in Edinburgh, Area Procurator Fiscal for Lothian and Borders, Crown Counsel and Senior Crown Counsel. 

He has dealt with the most challenging and high profile cases as a prosecutor and has appeared in appellate courts, including a full bench of the Appeal Court and in the UK Supreme Court.  

He was appointed as a Temporary Judge of the Court of Session in September 2016 and was installed as a Senator of the College of Justice in December 2016.

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