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Summary Sheriffs

Friday, 5 February, 2016
News

The first appointments to the newly created judicial office of summary sheriff have been announced by the Scottish Government.

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Lord Justice Clerk appointment process begins

Monday, 25 January, 2016
News

The Scottish Government has announced that the process of appointing Scotland’s second most senior judicial office is under way, now that the First Minister has established a selection panel to make recommendations for a new Lord Justice Clerk.

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Ceremony of installation of the Lord President and Lord Justice General

Friday, 8 January, 2016
News

The Right Honourable Lord Carloway has been installed as the new Lord Justice General and Lord President of the Court of Session.

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Sheriff Appeal Court

Friday, 8 January, 2016
News

Scotland’s new Sheriff Appeal Court will now hear civil appeals from sheriff courts, after its jurisdiction in civil cases came into effect this week.

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New Lord President appointed

Friday, 18 December, 2015
News

The Right Honourable Lord Carloway has been appointed as the new Lord President of the Court of Session.

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Glasgow bin lorry FAI

Friday, 4 December, 2015
News

The Determination by Sheriff John Beckett QC in the Glasgow bin lorry fatal accident inquiry will be issued at 12 noon on Monday 7 December 2015.

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The Office of Senator of the College of Justice

Monday, 23 November, 2015
News

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Senator of the College of Justice by April 2016. The Judicial Office for Scotland has informed the Board that there will be three positions available.

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New Sheriff Appeal COurt

Thursday, 5 November, 2015
News

Scotland’s new Sheriff Appeal Court has held its first sitting.

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‘Judicial Hub’ wins 2015 Crystal Scales of Justice Prize

Tuesday, 27 October, 2015
News

An innovative virtual learning and online communications platform for judicial office holders in Scotland has been named as the winner of the prestigious 2015 ‘Crystal Scales of Justice Prize’.

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Scottish Sentencing Council

Monday, 19 October, 2015
News

The Scottish Sentencing Council is officially established today.

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