Advocate Depute


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Advocate Depute

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(Law) a Scottish law officer with the functions of public prosecutor
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In May 2008 Alison was seconded from COPFS to take up an appointment as a Trial Advocate Depute and in February 2010 joined the COPFS National Sexual Crimes Unit.
Advocate depute Andrew Brown QC said: "During the course of the evening, they frequented a number of pubs and interacted with a range of locals, often in a good-natured way.
Advocate depute Jane Farquharson, prosecuting, told the High Court in Glasgow: "Forensic pathologists conclude in a report that the cause of Albert McDonald's death is blunt force injuries of abdomen.
National Archives records revealed Lord Osborne, then called Kenneth Osborne, was the advocate depute who prosecuted me in 1982.
Advocate depute Alex Prentice QC withdrew the charge at the close of the Crown case this after noon.
Advocate depute Pino di Medio told the high court in Perth: "You have seen the murder weapon being selected.
At an earlier hearing advocate depute Alan Turnbull QC, prosecuting, told how Brewer was picked up after being seen in a Warrington car park in a stolen car used in the raid.
Advocate Depute Hugh Irwin, prosecuting at the High Court, in Kilmarnock, said Adams arrived as a foot passenger at Stranraer shortly after 7pm last April.
He also served as an Advocate Depute (Counsel for the prosecution in criminal cases) from 1990 to 1993 and Home Advocate Depute from 1993 to 1996.
Advocate depute Barry Divers said the Crown maintained Coats may have a fortune hidden.
But when an advocate depute does leave, they do so with what's effectively a badge that says they've worked with the NSCU and have expertise in prosecuting sex crimes.
Advocate depute Andrew Miller, prosecuting, said: "The sexual relationship was at the instigation of the father.

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