Baroness Scotland returns to Bar

After 11 years as a government minister. former Attorney General, Baroness Scotland has returned to the Bar. She joins 4 Paper Buildings, where she will practise family law. Baroness Scotland, who was the youngest ever woman QC, at 35, and the first woman Attorney General, said: “Family breakdown is the cause of much suffering and I’m honoured to be joining a set which is known for its excellence and rooted in this area of law.”

Baroness Scotland is a Bencher of Middle Temple and before her political career her practice was predominantly in children’s law. She has chaired and represented parties in a number of high profile children and sexual abuse enquiries.”