Read our latest news including judicial speeches, consultations and consultation responses.
Published speeches reflect the individual judicial office holder's personal views, unless otherwise stated.
New appointments to Sheriff Appeal Court
Sep 3, 2020
A new Vice President and 4 new sheriffs have been appointed to the Sheriff Appeal Court.
The Lord President, Lord Carloway, appointed Sheriff Principal Duncan Murray as Vice President of the Court; while sheriffs Lorna Drummond, Robert Fife, Thomas McCartney and Fiona Tait were appointed as appeal sheriffs.
For the post of Vice President, expressions of interest were invited from serving sheriffs principal; while expressions of interest for the other posts were invited from serving sheriffs.
The posts will take effect for 5 years.
3 September 2020