1. COPFS Committed to Tackling Hate Crime

    The Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain QC, has renewed the commitment of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service to tackle hate crime robustly, following the publication of new figures.

    14 Jun 2022 Statements
  2. Lord Advocate's statement on UK-Ukraine memorandum of co-operation

    The offices of the UK Attorney General and the Prosecutor General of Ukraine have today published a memorandum of co-operation over crimes of the gravest concern to the entire international community.

    13 Mar 2022 Statements
  3. Lord Advocate announces sexual crime prosecution review

    The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain QC has ordered a review of how prosecutors deal with reports of sexual offences.

    22 Dec 2021 Statements
  4. Lord Advocate statement on Diversion from Prosecution

    The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain QC made this statement to the Scottish Parliament on Diversion from Prosecution.

    22 Sep 2021 Statements
  5. Lord Advocate welcomes new Advocate Depute appointments

    The Lord Advocate has announced changes with the Crown Counsel team.

    09 Sep 2021 Statements
  6. Lord Advocate committed to tackling domestic abuse

    The Lord Advocate has vowed to give renewed focus to efforts by Scotland’s prosecutors to tackle domestic abuse and stalking as the justice system recovers from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic

    07 Sep 2021 Statements
  7. HMA v The Office of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland

    The Office of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland has admitted health and safety failings which led to the death of a 25-year-old woman.

    07 Sep 2021 Statements
  8. Law Officer arrangements for ongoing litigation

    The Lord Advocate has set out Law Officer arrangements for the future conduct of litigation after the prosecution of individuals in respect of the ownership and administration of Rangers Football Club

    19 Jul 2021 Statements
  9. Lord Advocate vows to act independently as she is sworn in

    Scotland’s new Law Officers have been sworn in at a ceremony at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

    22 Jun 2021 Statements
  10. Apology – Mr Imran Ahmad and Mr Charles Green

    Statement from the Lord Advocate regarding Mr Imran Ahmad and Mr Charles Green

    07 Jun 2021 Statements