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Queen's Counsel 2017

Friday, 10 March, 2017
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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UK Supreme Court to sit in Scotland

Wednesday, 1 March, 2017
News

The UK Supreme Court will sit in Edinburgh later this year, the first time that the UK's highest court has sat outside London.

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Tayside Commercial Court

Wednesday, 22 February, 2017
News

A new court dedicated to dealing with commercial disputes is to be established in Tayside.

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Judicial Attitude Survey 2016

Wednesday, 15 February, 2017
News

The results of an online questionnaire which was sent to all salaried members of the judiciary in Scotland to give them the opportunity to provide their views on serving as a judge have been published.

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Lord Bracadale to lead hate crime review

Thursday, 26 January, 2017
News

The Right Honourable Lord Bracadale has been invited by the Scottish Government to undertake a review of the laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland.

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Legal Members of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, Housing & Property Chamber

Wednesday, 25 January, 2017
News

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the First-Tier Tribunal for Scotland, Housing and Property Chamber.

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Lord Mulholland installed as a Senator of the College of Justice

Thursday, 15 December, 2016
News

The Rt Hon Frank Mulholland QC has been installed as a Senator of the College of Justice, taking his place on the bench with the judicial title, Lord Mulholland.

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Bills for Criminal Letters

Wednesday, 7 December, 2016
News

Judgment in the Bills for Criminal Letters will be delivered on Friday 9 December.

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Judicial responsibility for Scottish Tribunals

Thursday, 1 December, 2016
News

The training, welfare and conduct of members of the Scottish Housing and Property Tribunals are now the responsibility of Scotland’s most senior judge, under changes to Scotland’s justice system which come into effect today, 1 December 2016.

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New framework for JP training comes into force

Tuesday, 29 November, 2016
News

An Order made by the Lord President, introducing a new framework for the training of Justices of the Peace, came into force on 28 November 2016 with practical training arrangements to be effective from 1 January 2017.

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