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New Senators to the College of Justice 18/12/2013 The Scottish Government has announced the appointment of Sheriff Rita Rae QC and Sarah Wolffe QC as Senators to the College of Justice.

New Senators to the College of Justice

The Scottish Government has announced the appointment of Sheriff Rita Rae QC and Sarah Wolffe QC as Senators to the College of Justice.

Sheriff Rae QC was admitted as a solicitor in 1974 and was a partner at Ross Harper & Murphy from 1977 until 1981. She was junior counsel at the Faculty of Advocates from 1982-1992 and appointed QC in 1992.

In 2003 she was a member of the Sentencing Commission for Scotland until 2006. Since 2010 she has been a member of Glasgow University “Legal 40”, mentoring diploma students. She regularly delivers lectures on a variety of legal topics.

Sheriff Rae served as a temporary sheriff from 1987-1997, a sheriff at Glasgow since 1997 and a temporary judge at the Court of Session since 2004. From 2001-2007 she was a member (and vice-chair from 2005) of the Parole Board for Scotland. Since 2003 she has been the Glasgow Branch Chair of the Scottish Association for the Study of Offending.

Sarah Wolffe QC qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and worked at the Bank of Scotland legal department from 1992 to 1993. She called to the bar in 1994 and until 2008 practised as a junior counsel, mainly in commercial and public law. From 1996 until 2008 she was also standing junior counsel to the Department of Trade and Industry and its successor departments.

Since 2007 Mrs Wolffe has been an ad hoc advocate depute. She was appointed QC in 2008. As senior counsel she has practised mainly in commercial and public law. She was a member of the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Faculty of Advocates 2005-2008 and has been a member of the Police Appeals Tribunal since 2013.

 

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