Coronation of King Charles III

5 May 2023

Sad News- Alastair M Mathieson 1939-2023

2 May 2023

Sad News- Frank Lefevre 1934-2023

2 May 2023

Updated Library Opening Hours

17 April 2023

Library Opening Hours

From Monday, the 17th of April 2023, the library will be open 5 days a week

Monday: 9h30- 15h00

Tuesday: 9h30-15h00

Wednesday: 9h30-15h00

Thursday: 9h30-15h00

Friday 9h30-15h00

Upcoming Library Lunches

24 March 2023

Upcoming Library Lunches



Library lunch – 12.45 for 1pm. Bring a colleague, client, spouse or friend-  £30 per head and £25 for trainee. Please revert to Executive Secretary soonest with attendance dates and payment.

Friday April 14th 2023

Friday, May 5th 2023

Friday, September 1st 2023

Friday October 6th 2023

Friday November 3rd 2023

December Christmas Lunches

December 8th 2023 & December 15th 2023

Payment can be made by cashcheque (made payable to The Society of Advocates in Aberdeen) or BACS, the requisite Bank details for which are as follows:

Account Name: The Society of Advocates in Aberdeen

Sort Code: 83 30 00

Account Number: 00298394

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Upcoming CPD-Webinar: ‘Best Laid Plans’ An introduction to the Planning Application Process

24 March 2023

Local Holidays 2022-2023

8 November 2022

Please see below for the list of Local Holidays ( December 2022 to December 2023)


2023 Local Holidays

Sunday 25th of December 2022

(Christmas Day)

Monday 26th of December 2022

(Boxing Day)

Monday, 2nd of January

(New Year’s)

Tuesday, 3rd of January

New Year (New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday hence substitute day will be 03/01/23)

Monday, 17th of April 2023

(April Holiday)

Monday, 1st of May 2023

(May Day)

Monday, 8th of May 2023 *

( Coronation Bank Holiday, per announcement by first Minister)

Monday, 10th of July 2023

(Summer Holiday /start of Trades Fortnight)

Monday, 25th of September 2023

(Autumn Holiday)

Monday, December 26th 2023

(Christmas Day)

Tuesday, December 26th 2023

( Boxing Day)

Membership Application

20 October 2022

A Membership Application was received by Ms Kirsty May Irvine- Raeburns Christie Clark & Wallace ( July 2022)

Trainee Membership Applications 2021-22

20 October 2022

Trainee Applications have been received by:

Lauren Curtis- James & George Collie LLP ( February 2022)

Jasmine Munro- Mackinnons Solicitors ( March 2022)

Iona Garland- Mackinnons Solicitors ( March 2022)

Cameron Milne – Mackinnons Solicitors ( March 22)

Natasha Grace Haggart – Burnett & Reid LLP ( May 2022)

9 September 2022



With much sadness, the members of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen and their families mourn the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We owe such a debt of gratitude for her dedication and service to the nation and Commonwealth. We offer our sympathies to his Majesty the King and the Royal family.

– Duncan Love, President of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen