Friday, 17 April, 2015
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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Wednesday, 1 April, 2015
The Lord President has today (1 April 2015) published new rules for complaints about the conduct of judicial office holders and associated guidance.
Thursday, 19 March, 2015
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.
Friday, 13 March, 2015
The Lord Justice General invites applications by advocates and solicitor advocates seeking recommendation for appointment as Queen’s Counsel in Scotland.
Wednesday, 11 February, 2015
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.
Tuesday, 20 January, 2015
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.
Friday, 24 October, 2014
Solicitor Craig Douglas Turnbull has been appointed as a floating sheriff of North Strathclyde, the Scottish Ministers have announced.
Tuesday, 21 October, 2014
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.
Friday, 12 September, 2014
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.
Tuesday, 9 September, 2014
Sheriff Alistair Duff has taken up his appointment as Director of the Judicial Institute for Scotland.
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