The Right Hon Lord Carloway (Colin John MacLean Sutherland)

Lord Carloway LP

Lord Carloway was appointed as Lord President of the Court of Session in December 2015 and was installed as the new head of Scotland's judiciary in January 2016. He has been a Senator since February 2000 and was appointed to the Second Division of the Inner House in August 2008, before becoming Lord Justice Clerk in August 2012.

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The Right Hon Lady Dorrian (Leeona J Dorrian)

The Hon Lady Dorian

Lady Dorrian was installed as Lord Justice Clerk and President of the Second Division of the Court of Session in April 2016. She was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2005, having served as a Temporary Judge since 2002. She was appointed to the Inner House in November 2012

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The Right Hon Lady Paton (Ann Paton)

Lady Paton

Lady Paton was appointed a Judge in January 2000 and an Appeal Court Judge and Privy Counsellor in April 2007.

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The Right Hon Lord Menzies (Duncan Adam Young Menzies)

The Hon Lord Menzies

Lord Menzies was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2001 and was appointed to the Inner House in February 2012.

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The Right Hon Lady Smith (Anne Smith)

The Hon Lady Smith

Lady Smith was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2001 and was appointed to the Inner House in November 2012.

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The Right Hon Lord Brodie (Philip Hope Brodie)

The Hon Lord Brodie

Lord Brodie was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2002 and was appointed to the Inner House in November 2012.

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The Rt Hon Lord Drummond Young (James Edward Drummond Young)

The Hon Lord Drummond Young

Lord Drummond Young was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2001 and he was appointed to the Inner House in June 2013.

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The Rt Hon Lord Glennie (Angus Glennie)

The Hon Lord Glennie

Lord Glennie was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2005 and to the 1st Division of the Inner House in 2016.

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The Hon Lord Kinclaven (Alexander F. Wylie)

The Hon Lord Kinclaven

Lord Kinclaven was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2005.

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The Rt Hon Lord Turnbull (Alan Turnbull)

The Hon Lord Turnbull

Lord Turnbull was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2006 and appointed to the Inner House in September, 2016.

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The Hon Lord Brailsford (S Neil Brailsford)

The Hon Lord Brailsford

Lord Brailsford was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2006

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The Hon Lord Uist (Roderick F Macdonald)

The Hon Lord Uist

Lord Uist was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in April 2006, having previously served as a Temporary Judge from July 2001

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The Right Hon Lord Malcolm (Colin Malcolm Campbell)

Lord Malcolm

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

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The Hon Lord Matthews (Hugh Matthews)

Lord Matthews updated (Aug 2013)

Lord Matthews was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in 2007, having served as a Temporary Judge since February 2004

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The Hon Lord Pentland (Paul Cullen)

The Hon Lord Pentland

Lord Pentland was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Courts in November 2008.

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The Hon Lord Woolman (Stephen Errol Woolman)

The Hon Lord Woolman

Lord Woolman was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in March 2008.

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The Hon Lord Bannatyne (Iain Alexander Scott Peebles, QC)

The Hon Lord Bannatyne

Having served as a Temporary Judge of the Court of Session and of the High Court of Justiciary since 2003, Lord Bannatyne was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in November 2008.

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The Hon Lady Stacey (Valerie E. Stacey)

The Hon Lady Stacey

Lady Stacey was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in January 2009

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The Hon Lord Tyre (Colin Jack Tyre CBE)

The Hon Lord Tyre

Lord Tyre was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2010

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The Hon Lord Doherty (J. Raymond Doherty)

The Hon Lord Doherty

Lord Doherty was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2010

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The Right Hon Lord Boyd of Duncansby (Colin Boyd)

Lord Boyd of Duncansby

Lord Boyd was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in June 2012

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The Hon Lord Burns (David Burns)

Lord Burns

Lord Burns was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in July 2012

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The Hon Lady Scott (Margaret E. Scott)

Lady Scott

Lady Scott was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in November 2012.

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The Hon Lady Wise (Morag Wise)

Lady Wise

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

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The Hon Lord Armstrong (Iain Armstrong)

Lord Amstrong

Lord Armstrong was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in February 2013.

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The Hon Lady Rae (Rita Rae QC)

Lady Rae

The Hon Lady Rae was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in January 2014.

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The Hon Lady Wolffe (Sarah Wolffe QC)

Lady Wolffe

The Hon Lady Wolffe (Sarah Poyntell LaBudde Wolffe QC) was appointed as a Senator of the College of Justice in 2014.

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The Hon Lord Beckett (John Beckett QC)

Lord Beckett

The Hon Lord Beckett was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2016.

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The Hon Lord Clark (Alistair Clark QC)

Lord Clark

The Hon Lord Clark was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2016.

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The Hon Lord Ericht (Andrew Stewart QC)

Lord Ericht

The Hon Lord Ericht was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2016.

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The Hon Lady Carmichael (Ailsa Carmichael QC)

Lady Carmichael

Lady Carmichael was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2016.

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The Rt Hon Lord Mulholland (Frank Mulholland QC)

Lord Mulholland

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

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The Hon Lord Summers (Alan Summers QC)

Lord Summers

Lord Summers was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in March 2017.

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The Hon Lord Arthurson (Paul Arthurson QC)

Lord Arthurson

Lord Arthurson was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Courts in March 2017.

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Judiciary of England and Wales

The website of the judges, magistrates and tribunal members in England and Wales.

 

http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/

Judicial Appointments Board

The purpose of the Judicial Appointments Board is to recommend to the Scottish Ministers individuals for appointment to judicial offices within the Board's remit and to provide advice to Scottish Ministers in connection with such appointments.

http://www.judicialappointmentsscotland.org.uk/

The Faculty of Advocates

The site provides access to a range of information in relation to the Faculty of Advocates, its members and the services they provide, including up-to-date stable listings and contacts details for advocates, clerks and deputies.

http://www.advocates.org.uk/

Scottish Legal Complaints Commission

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission investigates complaints made against legal practitioners in Scotland. They operate wholly independently of the legal profession and government.

http://www.scottishlegalcomplaints.com/

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) is responsible for the prosecution of crime in Scotland, the investigation of sudden or suspicious deaths and the investigation of complaints against the police.

http://www.copfs.gov.uk/

Scottish Government

The devolved Government for Scotland is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs and transport.

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Home

Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) is responsible for providing the staff, buildings and technology to support Scotland's courts, the work of the independent judiciary, the court's Rules Councils and the Office of the Public Guardian.

On the 1 April 2010 it was established by the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Axt 2008 as an independent body, governed by a Corporate Board and chaired by the Lord President, the most senior judge in Scotland.

http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/home

Scottish Law Commission

The Commission's task is law reform: to recommend ways of simplifying and improving the law of Scotland.

http://www.scotlawcom.gov.uk/

Court Service Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Court Service was established in 1979 by the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978, as a separate civil service in Northen Ireland. It is the Lord Chancellor's department in Northern Ireland.

http://www.courtsni.gov.uk/

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is the final court of appeal in the UK for civil cases. It hears appeals in criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern ireland as well as cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance affecting the whole population.

http://www.supremecourt.gov.uk/

Scottish Justices Association

The Scottish Justices Association was formed in May 2007 to assist Justices of the Peace in performing their judicial duties. It was set up as a body to represent JPs in the light of the replacement of the former District Courts, run by Local Authorities, with JP Courts, in a unified system with Sheriff Courts.

http://www.scottishjustices.org/

Tribunals

The Tribunal Service is responsible for a number of tribunals which sit in Scotland, such as the Employment Tribunals. There are a wide range of other tribunals in Scotland some of which are convened by Local Authorities. A comprehensive list is held by the Council on Tribunals, with links to further information on each tribunal.

http://www.tribunals.gov.uk/

Victim Support

Victim Support Scotland is a voluntary organisation helping people affected by crime. It provides emotional support, practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime. The service is free and confidential.

http://www.victimsupportsco.org.uk/

Victim Information and Advice (VIA)

Victim Information and Advice (VIA) is part of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and offers a service to certain victims, witnesses and also, in cases of sudden, unexpected or crime-related deaths, the next of kin.

http://www.copfs.gov.uk/Victims/VIA/via-services/Overview

The Court Service of Ireland

The Courts Service was established as an independent corporate organisation on 9th November, 1999 following the enactment of the Courts Service Act, 1998.

http://www.courts.ie/

The Scottish Land Court

The Scottish Land Court deals with disputes between landlord and tenant in relation to agricultural tenancies and crofting.

http://www.scottish-land-court.org.uk/