Lord Carloway QC has been appointed by the Queen to be the new Lord Justice Clerk. He replaces Lord Gill who was recently appointed as the new Lord President.
Lord Carloway was nominated by the First Minister taking account of recommendations made by an independent selection panel.
Lord Carloway was appointed a Judge in February 2000 and was appointed to the Second Division of the Inner House in August 2008. He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1977 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1990. Continue reading