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New temporary judges appointed


Jul 19, 2021

To assist with jury trials in the High Court, eight sheriffs have been appointed by the Scottish Ministers to act as temporary judges from 1 August 2021.


The appointments are:

  • Sheriff Olga Pasportnikov
  • Sheriff William Summers
  • Sheriff James Gilchrist QC
  • Sheriff William John Gallacher
  • Sheriff Douglas A Brown
  • Sheriff David Young QC
  • Sheriff Scott Pattison
  • Sheriff Thomas Welsh QC.