Council secretariat

Information about the Council's secretariat team can be found below.

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Roddy Flinn
Secretary to the Scottish Civil Justice Council

Roddy became Secretary to the Scottish Civil Justice Council in September 2013 when he was appointed as Legal Secretary to the Lord President. 

As Secretary to the Council, Roddy oversees the work of the Council and provides an important link between the Council and the Court of Session in relation to the preparation of draft rules.

Steven D'Arcy
Deputy Secretary to the Scottish Civil Justice Council

Steven became the Deputy Secretary to the Scottish Civil Justice Council in December 2018.

As Deputy Secretary, he ensures that the secretariat provides effective support to enable the Council to undertake its statutory functions as set out in the Scottish Civil Justice Council and Criminal Legal Assistance Act 2013. 
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Karen Stewart
Policy Manager

Karen was appointed in December 2015 as Policy Manager.  

She supports the effective performance of the Council's business and provides policy support to the Council and its committees.

 

 

Kelly Jack
Policy Officer

Kelly was appointed in November 2018 as a Policy Officer.

Kelly provides policy support to the Council and its committees.

Emma Laurie
Policy Officer

Emma was appointed in June 2019 as a Policy Officer.

Emma provides policy support to the Council and its committees.

Andrea Campbell
Secretariat Business Manager

Andrea was appointed in April 2017. 

She supports the effective performance of the Council's secretariat and manages the business of the Council and its committees.

Jennifer Kelly
Secretariat Support

Jenny was appointed in July 2019.  She provides secretariat support to the Council and its committees.