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New Broadcast Protocol

Tuesday, 23 October, 2018
News

A new protocol launches today on recording and broadcasting hearings in Scotland’s Supreme Courts; and on tweeting from all courts.

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Judicial Work Shadowing Scheme

Monday, 20 August, 2018
News

The head of the Scottish judiciary has launched a new Judicial Work Shadowing Scheme, which gives any qualified solicitor, solicitor-advocate or advocate the opportunity to apply to spend up to three days observing the work of a judicial office holder.

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Sheriff Appeal Court to sit in Glasgow

Monday, 30 July, 2018
News

Scotland’s Sheriff Appeal Court, which normally sits in Edinburgh, will move to Glasgow for two days on Tuesday, 14 and Wednesday, 15 August.

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New Judicial Protocol for cross-border children’s cases

Tuesday, 24 July, 2018
News

Lord Carloway, head of the Scottish judiciary and Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division in England & Wales, have agreed a new judicial protocol which will provide for the direct exchange of information between judges in intra-UK cross-border cases involving children.

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New Employment Judge

Monday, 28 May, 2018
News

Robert King has been appointed to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland).

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New Sheriff appointed

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018
News

David Young QC has been appointed to the office of sheriff by Her Majesty the Queen, on the recommendation of the First Minister.

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Long cases Practice Note

Thursday, 10 May, 2018
News

Lady Dorrian, the Lord Justice Clerk, yesterday launched a new initiative to ensure that complex High Court cases are kept within reasonable time limits.

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Queen's Counsel 2018

Friday, 16 March, 2018
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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Office of Summary Sheriff

Monday, 12 February, 2018
News

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the Office of Summary Sheriff, to take up post on 1st October 2018.

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Appointment of Employment Judges in Scotland

Monday, 15 January, 2018
News

Fourteen new Employment Judges have been appointed to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland).

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