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New Sheriff appointed

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018
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David Young QC has been appointed to the office of sheriff by Her Majesty the Queen, on the recommendation of the First Minister.

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Two new personal injury specialist sheriffs appointed

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018
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Two sheriffs have been appointed as specialists to hear cases in the All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court.

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Two new judges appointed to Employment Tribunals (Scotland) panel

Friday, 27 April, 2018
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Two new Employment Judges have been appointed to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland).

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New Sheriffs appointed to serve Grampian, Highland and Islands

Thursday, 1 March, 2018
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Morag McLaughlin and Robert McDonald have been appointed to the Office of Sheriff by Her Majesty the Queen, on the recommendation of the First Minister.

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Pensions Appeal Tribunal for Scotland appointments

Wednesday, 24 January, 2018
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Fourteen new members have been appointed to the Pensions Appeal Tribunal for Scotland.

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Appointment of Employment Judges in Scotland

Monday, 15 January, 2018
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Fourteen new Employment Judges have been appointed to the panel of judges of Employment Tribunals (Scotland).

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Additional Support Needs Tribunal transfers into First-tier Tribunal for Scotland

Monday, 15 January, 2018
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The Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland (ASNTS) transfers into the Health and Education Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland with effect from 12 January 2018.

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‘Compatibility issues’ consultation

Tuesday, 9 January, 2018
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The Lord Justice General is to chair a review of the practice and procedure relating to “compatibility issues” arising in criminal proceedings in Scotland and appeals to the UK Supreme Court.

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Judicial responsibility for Scottish Tribunals

Thursday, 1 December, 2016
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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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Court of Session Term Dates Direction – changes for Legal Year 2017/18

Monday, 26 September, 2016
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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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