Faculty of Advocates


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Faculty of Advocates

an ancient society and independent body, comprising the College of Advocates in Scotland (see ADVOCATES). It is is responsible for the conduct of its members and is led by a Dean. It is broadly equivalent to the English Inns of Court. See also BARRISTER.
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The new service will add to the existing Faculty of Advocates Arbitration which provides arbitration in areas as diverse as family and agricultural law.
Historically, a committee of the Faculty of Advocates had undertaken its arrangement and cataloguing.
We've heard the arrogance of Findlay in his attempt to apologise to the Faculty of Advocates who have taken him to task over the issue.
The Faculty of Advocates, the professional body for advocates in Scotland, was asked to investigate after it was alleged Mr Jock Thomson, a prominent member of the Scottish bar, made the comments to a black court official at the dance last year.
Sir Alexander Cumming was a member of the Faculty of Advocates, and in 1705 he obtained the post of Conservator of the Scottish Staple in the Low Countries.
Back in Scotland, Boswell was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates and for 17 years practiced law at Edinburgh.
His early academic training was in mathematics; he switched to law and was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates [the Scottish Bar] in 1955.
Janys Scott QC of the Faculty of Advocates said: "This is Scottish courts at their best.
Lord Bonomy was a solicitor in litigation-oriented practice from 1970 to 1983; he was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1984 and appointed Queens Counsel in 1993.
Findlay stepped down as vice-chairman of Rangers in 1999 and was fined pounds 3,500 by the Faculty of Advocates for singing a series of sectarian songs during a club function.
then don't miss the new run, which starts with the Faculty of Advocates versus hospital consultants.
The Faculty of Advocates take on a team of hospital consultants.

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