Council secretariat

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

Roddy Flinn resized

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.

 


Mandy Williams resized

Mandy Williams
Deputy Secretary

Mandy was appointed in November 2014 as Deputy Secretary to the Scottish Civil Justice Council.

Mandy is responsible for the day-to-day management of the work of the Council as directed by the Council.  She ensures effective secretariat support to assist the Council to enable it to undertake its statutory functions. 


Karen Stewart resized

Karen Stewart
Business and Policy Manager

Karen was appointed in December 2015 as the Business and Policy Manager.  She supports the effective performance of the Council's secretariat and manages the business of the Council and its committees.

Karen provides policy and secretariat support to the following committees:

  • Rules Rewrite Committee
  • SCJC Working Group - Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016.
Lauren Gibb resized

Lauren Gibb
Policy Officer

Lauren was appointed  in July 2016 as a Policy Officer.  

Lauren provides policy and secretariat support to the following committees:

  • Access to Justice Committee
  • Personal Injury Committee.
                                                                                                   
David Ross resized

David Ross
Policy Officer

David was appointed in December 2016 as a Policy Officer.  

 David provides policy and secretariat support to the following committees:

  • Family Law Committee
  • Information and Communications Technology Committee.