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Birthday honours

14 July 08

A note of four honours relevant to the legal profession in Scotland

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List included a CBE for Colin Milne of Aviemore, President of the Employment Tribunals in Scotland and formerly a practising solicitor, for services to the administration of justice.

A CBE was also awarded to William McQueen, formerly deputy chief executive of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

Robin Blair, LVO, WS, former Lord Lyon King of Arms and secretary of the Order of the Thistle, becomes a CVO.

Michael Blair, partner and head of the Land and Rural Business team at Thorntons, received the MVO recently from the Queen at Holyrood Palace for nearly two decades of service as the clerk to the Lieutenancy for Angus..