Definition of Dean of Faculty in English:

Dean of Faculty

noun

  • The president of the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland.

    • ‘They are allowed to refuse cases if the rate is so low as to be unreasonable, but only with the permission of the Dean of Faculty, the leader of the Scottish Bar.’
    • ‘Little it certainly is, as the new Dean of Faculty discusses his plans for the Faculty of Advocates in the Scotsman this week, which literally amount to window dressing.’
    • ‘Any complaint is begun by writing to the Dean of Faculty, Advocates Library, Parliament House, Edinburgh (there is generally a six-month time limit on complaints).’