Sheriff Principal Craig A. L. Scott QC

Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin

Based at Glasgow Sheriff Court

Craig Scott was appointed Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin with effect from 1 May 2011. Born in Edinburgh in 1961, he was educated at the Royal High Preparatory School and George Watson’s College. He is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen. In 1986, he was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates and served as an Advocate Depute from 1994 until 1997.  He was a resident Sheriff at Glasgow from 1999 onwards, until taking up office as Sheriff Principal.

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