The career path of recent Scottish law officers revisited: Lord Advocate becomes solicitor, solicitor become Lord Advocate, and other surprises

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    Abstract

    Considers developments relating to the career paths of Scottish law officers. Focuses on the decision of former Lord Advocate Colin Boyd QC to become a solicitor, and the elevation of solicitor Elish Angiolini to the position of Lord Advocate. Highlights other developments as regards law officers, independence, accountability and party allegiance. © 2011 Sweet & Maxwell
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)223-227
    Number of pages5
    JournalScots Law Times
    Issue number29
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Keywords

    • Administration of justice
    • Legal profession
    • Accountability
    • Appointments
    • Independence
    • Lord Advocate
    • Political parties
    • Scotland
    • Solicitors

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