Lady Dorrian Review Governance Group


The Lady Dorrian Review Governance Group was established in December 2021 in response to the Lord Justice Clerk’s report ‘Improving the Management of Sexual Offence Cases’, bringing together partners from across the justice system to champion shared ownership of, and consider approaches to, implementing the recommendations of the review on a cross-sector basis.

The group meets on a regular basis in order to consider and discuss implementation of the many recommendations contained within the review. To ensure a rounded consideration of the recommendations, the governance group includes representation from the organisations below.


  • Faculty of Advocates
  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Risk Management Authority
  • Social Work Scotland
  • Forensic Network
  • Police Scotland
  • Rape Crisis Scotland
  • Scottish Human Rights Commission
  • Scottish Children’s Reporter Association
  • Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
  • Scottish Legal aid Board
  • Victim Support Scotland
  • Scottish Government


Lady Dorrian Review Governance Group: terms of reference

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