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Queen's Counsel Appointments 2019 19/09/2019 Solicitor Advocate Liam Ewing is one of nine newly appointed Queen’s Counsel, it was announced yesterday.

Queen's Counsel Appointments 2019

Solicitor Advocate Liam Ewing is one of nine newly appointed Queen’s Counsel, it was announced yesterday.

The rank of Queen’s Counsel is generally reserved for those who have distinguished themselves in practice in the Supreme Courts. Advocates and Solicitors with Rights of Audience in the Supreme Courts are eligible to apply to the Lord Justice General, Scotland’s senior judge. Before making nominations to the First Minister, the Lord Justice General consults other judges, the Lord Advocate, the Dean of the Faculty of Advocates and the President of the Law Society of Scotland.

The new appointees are: Isla Davie, Advocate; C Euan Duthie, Advocate; Matt Jackson, Advocate; Neil Mackenzie, Advocate; Fred Mackintosh, Advocate; Michael Meehan, Advocate; Claire Mitchell, Advocate; Astrid Smart, Advocate; and Liam Ewing, Solicitor Advocate.

Congratulations to all of them.

The Queen's Counsel Independent Observer's Report 2019 can be found here.
 

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