Lord President of the Court of Session

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Lord President of the Court of Session

Scotland's senior civil judge. The Lord President chairs the first division of the Inner House, the appellate division of the Court of Session. He also holds the office of LORD JUSTICE GENERAL. He carries a heavy administrative burden, regulating many aspects of civil court business.
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Yesterday, Scotland's most senior judge, Lord Justice-General Lord Hamilton, said it was important to make progress in the case, which has dragged on for almost six years now.
He has a dual role, being the Lord President in the civil Court of Session and the Lord Justice-General in criminal cases.
Candidates instead show their interest to Doris Littlejohn, president of Employments Tribunals (Scotland) or the country's leading judge, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, the Lord Justice-General.