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Court of Session Term Dates Direction – changes for Legal Year 2017/18

Monday, 26 September, 2016
News

A new Direction issued by the Lord President, which sets out the sitting days for the Court of Session for the Legal Years 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20, introduces a significant change, of which legal practitioners and others will wish to be aware.

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New Sheriff of Grampian, Highland and Islands appointed

Friday, 2 September, 2016
News

Jack Brown has been appointed Sheriff of the Grampian, Highland and Islands Sheriffdom.

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Lady Smith to chair Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
News

The Right Honourable Lady Smith has been appointed to lead Scotland’s independent public inquiry into the abuse of children in care from next month, the Scottish Government has announced.

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Appointment of new Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin

Friday, 22 July, 2016
News

Sheriff Craig Turnbull has been appointed as the new Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin.

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Lady Carmichael installed as a Senator of the College of Justice

Thursday, 30 June, 2016
News

Ailsa Carmichael QC has been installed as a Senator of the College of Justice, taking her place on the bench with the judicial title Lady Carmichael.

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Summary sheriff vacancies

Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
News

Applications are now available for new summary sheriffs to be in post from March next year.

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Lord Ericht installed as a Senator of the College of Justice

Tuesday, 31 May, 2016
News

Andrew Stewart QC has been installed as a Senator of the College of Justice, taking his place on the Bench with the judicial title Lord Ericht.

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Lord Clark installed as a Senator of the College of Justice

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016
News

Alistair Clark QC has taken his place on the Bench with the judicial title Lord Clark after being installed as a Senator of the College of Justice.

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Lord Beckett installed as a Senator of the College of Justice

Tuesday, 17 May, 2016
News

John Beckett QC has been installed as a Senator of the College of Justice and has taken his place on the Bench with the judicial title, Lord Beckett.

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Five new judges appointed

Wednesday, 11 May, 2016
News

Five Senators have been appointed to the College of Justice.

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