Definition of Dean of Faculty in English:

Dean of Faculty


  • The president of the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland.

    • ‘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).’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’