Colin Sutherland, Lord Carloway

Colin John MacLean Sutherland, Lord Carloway QC PC (born 20 May 1954),[1] is a Scottish advocate and judge. He is currently Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General, the most senior judge of the Supreme Courts of Scotland and head of the Scottish Judiciary.


Lord Carloway

Official Portrait, 2015
Lord President of the Court of Session
Lord Justice General
Assumed office
18 December 2015
Appointed byElizabeth II
DeputyLady Dorrian
Preceded byLord Gill
Personal details
Born (1954-05-20) 20 May 1954 (age 67)
Falkirk, Scotland
NationalityScottish
Spouse(s)Jane Turnbull
Alma materUniversity of Edinburgh
ProfessionAdvocate