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Dr Marian Gilmore QC, Police Appeals Tribunal

Arnot Manderson Advocates are pleased to announce that Dr Marian Gilmore Q.C. has been appointed part-time Chair of the Police Appeals Tribunal.

This is a new body, set up under the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012. The Act requires the Lord President of the Court of Session to establish and maintain a panel of persons who may be appointed to the Tribunal, and confers on him the responsibility for appointing such members and chairing members from the panel.

The Tribunal will hear appeals against dismissal or demotion in rank following the conclusion of proceedings relating to misconduct or unsatisfactory performance.