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Lord Clark installed as a Senator of the College of Justice

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016
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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
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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
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Five Senators have been appointed to the College of Justice.

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Lady Dorrian installed as new Lord Justice Clerk

Wednesday, 27 April, 2016
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The Right Hon. Lady Dorrian has been installed as the most senior female judge in Scottish history at a ceremony held in Parliament House.

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Appointment of Lord Justice Clerk

Wednesday, 13 April, 2016
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Her Majesty the Queen, on the nomination of the First Minister, has appointed the Rt. Hon Lady Dorrian as Lord Justice Clerk.

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Office of Sheriff Principal

Tuesday, 5 April, 2016
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The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Sheriff Principal in the Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin from 1st September 2016.

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Summary Sheriffs

Friday, 1 April, 2016
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Summary sheriffs will sit in Scotland’s sheriff courts for the first time today, 1 April 2016, as part of reforms to the Scottish court system.

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The Hon. Lord Jones

Monday, 14 March, 2016
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It is with great sadness that the Lord President has learned of the untimely death of Lord Jones. Although appointed to the bench relatively recently, his contribution was a substantial one, most recently in the Commercial Court. The care which he took over the preparation of his judgments in complex litigation was a particular feature of his work. He will be sadly missed by all of his colleagues in Parliament House and beyond. Our thoughts are with his wife Fiona and family at this time.

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Appointment of Queen's Counsel 2016

Friday, 4 March, 2016
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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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Summary Sheriffs

Friday, 5 February, 2016
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The first appointments to the newly created judicial office of summary sheriff have been announced by the Scottish Government.

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