Solicitor General for Scotland


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Solicitor General for Scotland

Scotland's junior law officer, second to the LORD ADVOCATE.
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The former solicitor general for Scotland was also the chairman of the Sunday Mail's Great Scot Awards panel for almost two decades.
The Solicitor General for Scotland, Alison Di Rollo, has been appointed as Queens Counsel by Her Majesty the Queen on the recommendation of the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
And Lesley Thomson, Solicitor General for Scotland, told Holyrood's justice committee that specialist prosecutors are to be brought in to probe agricultural crimes to ensure the money trail is followed.
Lord Wallace of Tankerness, the Solicitor General for Scotland and another Lib Dem, insisted such fears were not justified.
That's not the untutored view of this column, but the firm legal opinion made public by the Solicitor General for Scotland, Elish Angiolini, the nation's second most senior legal officer.
Responding to Mr Salmond's criticism, the Solicitor General for Scotland, Elish Angiolini QC, defended the way the case had been handled, stressing neither the Crown Office nor procurator fiscal had ever stated Boruc had been cautioned for blessing himself.
Neil Davidson QC, the former Solicitor General for Scotland, was appointed by Chancellor Gordon Brown in November to lead an independent review to look not only at 'goldplating', but at the broader issue of over-implementation.
Solicitor General for England and Wales, Harriet Harman QC, and Solicitor General for Scotland, Elish Angiolini QC, will head the first meeting of its kind in Edinburgh.
Mulholland was then Solicitor General for Scotland and he relived the moment during a talk to the Scottish Association of the Study of Offending held in Edinburgh Sheriff Court last week.
which takes into account key factors and may lead to the Beckett, a floating sheriff, who can sit at any Scottish sheriff court, was solicitor general for Scotland from October 2006 to May sheriff making recommendations for changes in working practices.
Between 1993 and 1995 he was an advocate depute, took silk two years later, and became Solicitor General for Scotland two years after that in 1997.
So I have asked Neil Davidson QC, the former Solicitor General for Scotland, to work with departments and the better regulation executive to conduct a full audit of all areas where gold plating of European regulation has in fact led to additional burdens so they can be addressed and where possible removed.