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Seven summary sheriffs appointed

Tuesday, 24 September, 2019
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Seven new summary sheriffs have been appointed to the judicial office created as part of major reform of Scotland’s courts.

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Queen's Counsel Appointments 2019

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019
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Nine new Queen’s Counsel have been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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New Sheriffs appointed

Thursday, 29 August, 2019
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New sheriffs have been appointed to serve the sheriffdoms of Glasgow & Strathkelvin, Grampian, Highland and Islands, North Strathclyde, South Strathclyde, Dumfries & Galloway and Tayside, Central & Fife.

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Scottish Tribunals Annual Report 2018-19

Friday, 26 July, 2019
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The Lord President has published the President of Scottish Tribunals’ second Annual Report.

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Lady Rae awarded Honorary Doctorate of Laws

Friday, 5 July, 2019
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Lady Rae has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow in recognition of her contribution to Scottish law. She received her Honorary Doctorate of Laws at a ceremony on 27 June 2019.

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Reforms to how evidence is taken

Tuesday, 25 June, 2019
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Scotland has made considerable progress in improving the outlook for child and vulnerable witnesses giving evidence in our courts, leading judge Lord Matthews told a conference of legal practitioners from around the world in Nottingham last week.

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OBE for Sheriff

Friday, 21 June, 2019
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Sheriff Iona Sara McDonald has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Lord Boyd appointed to Investigatory Powers Tribunal

Wednesday, 12 June, 2019
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The Rt. Hon. Lord Boyd of Duncansby has been appointed as Vice President of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal.

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Judicial Institute strategic plan

Thursday, 30 May, 2019
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The Judicial Institute for Scotland has published its strategic plan for the first time.

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President for the First-tier Tribunal, General Regulatory Chamber

Friday, 10 May, 2019
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Alexander Green has been appointed as the President of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, General Regulatory Chamber.

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