News In Focus
Six civil solicitor advocates introduced to court
A further six solicitors granted extended rights of audience by the Law Society of Scotland to become solicitor advocates were introduced to the Court of Session at a ceremony today.
The new solicitor advocates are now entitled to exercise their extended rights in the higher civil courts.
They are Lauren Rae of Thorntons Law LLP, Ross Mitchell of Brodies LLP, Deborah Reekie and Alastair Barbour of BTO Solicitors LLP, Peter McGladrigan of Shoosmiths LLP and Deborah Carmichael of Jones Whyte LLP.
Society President John Mulholland invited Lady Wolffe to administer the declaration of allegiance to the six.
He commented: “This was my first solicitor advocate ceremony as President and it really was an honour to be part of this very special occasion. I am extremely proud of the hard work and commitment that Scotland’s newest solicitor advocates have shown. I’m delighted to celebrate their achievements and the Society will continue to provide support as they embark on the next stage of their legal careers. Congratulations to all!”