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Sumburgh FAI procedural hearing

Wednesday, 3 June, 2020
News

The Sumburgh Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the crash of a helicopter near Shetland is to be heard remotely.

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Public access to High Court appeal cases

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020
News

Virtual cases calling in the High Court of Appeal can now be accessed by the public.

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Jury trials working group

Monday, 11 May, 2020
News

The Lord Justice General, Lord Carloway, has today (12 May) established a short-term working group, led by the Lord Justice Clerk, Lady Dorrian, to consider the practicalities of recommencing trials by jury as and when public health guidelines permit such a move.

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Public access - Court of Session Inner House appeals

Friday, 24 April, 2020
News

The Courts are committed to promoting access to virtual court cases whenever possible and appropriate in the current situation. Interested members of the public may now dial-in to listen to substantive Court of Session Inner House appeals.

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New SSDG Sheriff Principal

Monday, 20 April, 2020
News

Sheriff Principal Aisha Anwar officially took her oath of office today before the Lord President, Lord Carloway.

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Appointment of salaried employment judges in Scotland

Wednesday, 8 April, 2020
News

Four new salaried employment judges have been appointed to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland).

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Lord Weir installed as new judge

Wednesday, 8 April, 2020
News

Robert Weir QC was today, 8 April 2020, installed as a senator of the College of Justice at a ceremony held in Parliament House, Edinburgh, where social distancing was observed. The installation will enable Lord Weir to take up his new duties.

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Sheriff Principal Appointed SSDG

Friday, 27 March, 2020
News

Sheriff Aisha Anwar has been appointed as the sheriff principal for the South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway Sheriffdom and will take up appointment from 1 April.

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Appointment of Queen's Counsel 2020

Monday, 9 March, 2020
News

The Lord Justice General invites applications by advocates and solicitor advocates seeking recommendation for appointment as Queen’s Counsel in Scotland.

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Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications for appointment to the Office of Sheriff or Summary Sheriff

Tuesday, 25 February, 2020
News

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the Office of Sheriff or Summary Sheriff.

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