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New Sheriffs appointed in South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway and Glasgow and Strathkelvin

Friday, 17 April, 2015
News

Robert Weir QC has been appointed as Sheriff of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway while Joan Kerr has been appointed as Sheriff of Glasgow and Strathkelvin, the Scottish Ministers have announced.

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New Complaints About the Judiciary (Scotland) Rules 2015

Wednesday, 1 April, 2015
News

The Lord President has today (1 April 2015) published new rules for complaints about the conduct of judicial office holders and associated guidance.

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Date set for FAI into Glasgow bin lorry incident

Thursday, 19 March, 2015
News

A date has been set for the fatal accident inquiry (FAI) relating to the road traffic incident which resulted in the deaths of six people and left ten injured in Glasgow city centre on 22 December 2014.

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Appointment of Queen's Counsel 2015

Friday, 13 March, 2015
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 Attitude Survey 2014

Wednesday, 11 February, 2015
News

The results of an online survey designed to give salaried members of the judiciary in Scotland the opportunity to provide feedback on their views and experiences of serving as a judge have been published.

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Sheriff Principal appointed as Queen’s Counsel

Tuesday, 20 January, 2015
News

Sheriff Principal Mhairi Stephen has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of former First Minister Alex Salmond, the Scottish Ministers have announced.

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New Sheriff appointed in North Strathclyde

Friday, 24 October, 2014
News

Solicitor Craig Douglas Turnbull has been appointed as a floating sheriff of North Strathclyde, the Scottish Ministers have announced.

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New guidance note on electronic devices in court

Tuesday, 21 October, 2014
News

The Lord President has issued new guidance to judicial office holders on the use of electronic devices such as laptop computers and tablets in court.

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New Scottish Land Court Chairman and Lands Tribunal for Scotland President appointed

Friday, 12 September, 2014
News

Sheriff Roderick John MacLeod QC has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen as Chairman of the Scottish Land Court, the Scottish Ministers have announced.

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New Director of the Judicial Institute for Scotland

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014
News

Sheriff Alistair Duff has taken up his appointment as Director of the Judicial Institute for Scotland.

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