The Hon Lady Carmichael (Ailsa Carmichael)


Lady Carmichael was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Courts in May 2016. She served as a part-time sheriff and as a deputy judge of the Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber).

She is a graduate of the University of Glasgow and became an advocate in 1993. She was appointed as a Queen's Counsel in 2008, and has served as Standing Junior Counsel to the Home Department and as reporter to the Scottish Legal Aid Board. 

She was a tutor at the University of Edinburgh and a member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission panel of counsel.