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New Sheriffs Appointed to the Sheriff Appeal Court


Jul 3, 2024

Two sheriffs have been appointed to the Sheriff Appeal Court from the reserve list.

Sheriffs David Young KC and Joan Kerr have been appointed as appeal sheriffs by the Lord President, Lord Carloway. These appointments are effective from 5 August 2024.

Sheriff Principal Anwar, President of the Sheriff Appeal Court, said: “I wish to congratulate Joan and David on their richly deserved appointments. Their wealth of legal knowledge and considerable shrieval experience will serve them well in the Sheriff Appeal Court.”