Publication - Independent report

Appointment of Queen's Counsel in Scotland 2021

Published: 8 Sep 2021
From:
Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781802012903

A report by Bill Thomson, an independent observer that has been engaged by the Scottish Government to report on the fairness and objectivity of the process for the Appointment of Queen's Counsel in Scotland.

Appointment of Queen's Counsel in Scotland 2021
Introduction

Introduction

I was engaged by the Scottish Ministers as Independent Observer of the appointment of Queen's Counsel in Scotland in June 2021. This is therefore my first report to the First Minister on my findings after reviewing the process.


Contact

Email: Diane.Morrison@gov.scot