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QC Wolffe is elected dean

James Wolffe, QC, has been elected the new Dean of the Faculty of Advocates.

Mr Wolffe saw off the challenge of QCs, Gordon Jackson, Andrew Smith and Alan Summers, to become leader of the 466-strong practising Scottish Bar. For the first time in the Faculty's near 500-year history, the election was by online voting. Mr Wolffe is the current Vice-Dean of Faculty.

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