Appointment of new Sheriff based at Lerwick and Kirkwall
27 April 2012
Her Majesty the Queen has appointed Mr Philip Mann, solicitor, as sheriff of Grampian, Highlands and Islands based at Kirkwall and Lerwick.
First Minister Alex Salmond nominated Mr Mann for appointment, which was made on 16 April, on the basis of a report by the independent Judicial Appointments Board.
Mr Mann will take up his role on 2 July.
Further information on the appointment available here.