Dominic Scullion, first Solicitor Advocate appointed as a reporter for Session Cases®

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01 August 2017

Anderson Strathern Solicitor Advocate, Dominic Scullion has been appointed a law reporter for Session Cases®, the law reporting series which covers all the key appellate decisions from the highest civil and criminal courts.  

This is the first time a practising Solicitor Advocate has been appointed a law reporter for Session Cases®.

Dominic, named Rising Star of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards in 2017 and who was the youngest Solicitor Advocate to be admitted in Scotland in 2016, had to undertake a rigorous application process, including a written assignment and an interview by a panel of four. Dominic joins the team led by Julius Komorowski, Advocate, (Editor), Emma Toner, Advocate, (Deputy Editor), and Advocates Gordon Lindhorst, Ceit-Anna MacLeod and Timothy Young. 

Dominic is a key member of the firm’s recently launched Advocacy & Legal Opinions Unit which is led by the firm’s former Chair, Robert Carr, who was one of Scotland’s first Solicitor Advocates.

Commenting on his appointment, Dominic said:

It is a genuine honour to have been appointed as a reporter to the prestigious Session Cases and to be the first practising Solicitor Advocate to have been appointed to this role.  I am looking forward to working with the excellent team of reporters at Session Cases and to making a contribution to the reporting of Scottish cases.

Head of the Advocacy & Legal Opinions Unit, Robert Carr added:

 It is fantastic to see talented young Solicitor Advocates like Dominic coming into roles such as this.  Session Cases are a key part of Scottish academic and legal learning and I am delighted that Dominic is going to be part of this.