The Hon Lady Stacey (Valerie Stacey)
Lady Stacey was appointed a judge of the Supreme Courts in January 2009.
A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, she was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1987 and was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1999.
Between 1993 and 1996, she was an advocate depute, and was elected Vice Dean of the Faculty, serving from 2004 to 2007. She was a member of the Sentencing Commission for Scotland between 2003 and 2006, and of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland between 2005 and 2007.