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QC joins Judicial Appointments Board
3 October 2012
James McNeill QC has been appointed an advocate member of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland, it was announced today.
Mr McNeill is a practising advocate, working on civil and commercial matters. He has judicial experience as one of the judges of the Courts of Appeal of Guernsey and Jersey since 2005, and in chairing Presbyterial Commissions of the Church of Scotland since 2001. Between 2005 and 2011 he was the member of Council of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association representing Scotland.
The appointment is for four years from 17 September 2012 to 16 September 2016.
It attracts a remuneration of £290 per day for a time commitment of three days per month.