News and Events from September 2011

News Archive September 2011

  • Daniel Kelly QC - Appointed as new Sheriff

    23 September 2011

    Daniel Kelly, Queen's Counsel, has been appointed as an all Scotland floating sheriff of South Strathclyde, Dumfries and Galloway, based at Airdrie Sheriff Court, by Her Majesty the Queen. First Minister Alex Salmond nominated Mr Kelly for the ap... READ MORE

  • Alison Stirling appointed as part-time Sheriff

    22 September 2011

    It was announced on 21 September 2011 that Alison Stirling has been appointed as a part-time Sheriff.  Alison graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1992 and was admitted as a Solicitor in 1994. In 1995 she became legal assistant... READ MORE

  • Inner House case on the transitional arrangements for freeing for adoption

    05 September 2011

    Making provision where no provision has been made A fraught situation arose where a child had been freed for adoption after repeal of the Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978.  The statutory instrument containing the transitional arrangements made n... READ MORE

  • First Hastie Stable email newsletter produced

    01 September 2011

    The end of August marked the successful launch of the Hastie Stable email newsletter for the legal profession. It is intended that the newsletter will serve to highlight recent or forthcoming changes in the law and legal practice and provide a pr... READ MORE