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TANQ Seminar - Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018: A prosecutor’s perspective on effecting transformational change in tackling domestic abuse in Scotland.
Wednesday 02 October 2019
06:00pm - 07:00pm
Alisdair Macleod (Procurator Fiscal Depute, Policy and Engagement, COPFS)
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The speaker, Alisdair Macleod, was a solicitor in private practice with one of Scotland’s largest Criminal Defence firms for 15 years prior to joining the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) in 2014. He has subsequently worked in a number of local offices and currently is responsible for a number of areas within the Crown Office Policy Division.
He was the COPFS representative in the West Lothian Multi Agency Domestic Abuse Group and was responsible for the implementation of a number of new practices within the West Lothian COPFS office designed to improve the service offered to victims of Domestic Abuse during their involvement with COPFS.
He has responsibility within the Policy Division for any issues relating to Domestic Abuse and Stalking and works closely with Police Scotland and Third Sector Agencies in relation to the implementation of the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018.
He is involved in the ongoing monitoring of all prosecutions raised under the Act and has updated COPFS guidance in relation to Non-Harassment Orders in both domestically and non-domestically aggravated cases.


Cost: Free for trainees, solicitors (up to 2 years' PQE) and law students. For Solicitors over 2 years PQE there is a charge of £20.
Venue: Royal Faculty of Procurators, 12 Nelson Mandela Place, G2 1BT
CPD/TCPD time: 1 hour

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