Monthly Archives: January 2004

(464)  DISCIPLINING LAWYERS: A SCOTTISH PARLIAMENTARY ANGLE

The Scotsman reported on 21 May 2005 that Barbara Doig, a civil servant who was the first project sponsor in the construction of the Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood, has complained to the Faculty of Advocates about the conduct of … Continue reading

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(461)  ADVOCATE GENERAL’S REAPPOINTMENT

Tony Blair’s reshuffle of his government team following the General Election held on 5 May 2005 attracted much critical comment; but relatively little attention was given to the delayed reappointment of Lynda Clark QC as Advocate General for Scotland on … Continue reading

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(460)  CULTURAL RESTITUTION CONTINUED

A 13th-century Scottish legal document spotted in the Public Record Office in London by a retired Selkirk policeman was returned to the National Archives of Scotland on Friday 13 May 2005.  The document apparently records litigation between landholders in what … Continue reading

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(459)  DISCIPLINING LAWYERS

The travails of the unfortunate Raj Jandoo (see No 448) continued on 9 May 2005, when the Dean of the Faculty of Advocates suspended him from membership of the Faculty pending the outcome of disciplinary proceedings which have also been … Continue reading

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