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O'Carroll appointed to SLCC
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Kenny MacAskill today announced the appointment of Maurice O'Carroll, advocate, as a new member of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.
A graduate of the University of Edinburgh, Mr O'Carroll was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1995 after working for a time in Brussels. He has been an ad hoc advocate depute since 2002 and standing junior counsel to the Scottish Government since 2003. He also has a range of experience in civil work.
The appointment will run for five years from a date which has still to be confirmed but likely to be sometime around March.