Elected: 2019
Discipline: Professional, Educational and Public Sector Leadership
Rt Hon Walter James Wolffe QC FRSE

Lord Advocate.

The Rt Hon James Wolffe QC is the Lord Advocate, the Senior Scottish Law Officer and Head of the system for the investigation and prosecution of crime and investigation of deaths. He is a Privy Counsellor; an Advocate (Scotland) and Barrister (England & Wales); a Bencher of Middle Temple and an Honorary Bencher of the King’s Inn, Dublin. James was formerly Dean of Faculty (2014-16), Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Advocates (2013-14) and Head of the UK delegation to the Council of European Bars and Law Societies (2013-15).