The Right Hon Lord Malcolm (Colin Malcolm Campbell)

Lord Malcolm was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2007.

He was admitted to the Scottish Bar in 1977 and appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1990.

In 2001 he was elected Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, an office he held for three years.  Before that he had been elected Vice Dean of the Faculty in 1997.  He was a founder member of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland, and served as a part-time member of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.  Earlier in his career he taught Scots law at the University of Edinburgh and was standing junior counsel to the Scottish Development Department.

He was appointed to the Second Division of the Inner House of the Court of Session in July 2014. 

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