The Hon Lady Wise (Morag Wise)

Lady Wise was appointed Judge of the Supreme Courts in February 2013.

Lady Wise is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen and of McGill University, Montreal. She qualified as a solicitor in 1989 and worked for Morton Fraser from 1989 to 1992, dealing in general civil litigation. She called to the bar in 1993, working in civil litigation and specialising in family law. In 2005 she became a QC. She has been a member of the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Faculty of Advocates since 2005 and from 2008 has acted as a Temporary Judge in the Court of Session.

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