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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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Chamber President of the First-Tier Tribunal for Scotland – Tax Chamber

Wednesday, 2 November, 2016
News

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland has launched an exercise to recruit a Chamber President of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, Tax Chamber.

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Office of Sheriff vacancies (Fort William and Oban)

Thursday, 27 October, 2016
News

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Sheriff.

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Office of Senator of the College of Justice

Thursday, 6 October, 2016
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 March 2017.

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Court of Session Term Dates Direction

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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