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Solicitor General - Biography

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Alison Di Rollo QC was appointed Solicitor General in June 2016.


The Solicitor General is one of the two Scottish Law Officers, and deputy to the Lord Advocate.



Alison Di Rollo joined COPFS in 1985 and went on to perform a wide range of duties in local Procurator Fiscal’s offices and in Crown Office. In 2008 Alison gained rights of audience in the High Court of Justiciary and was seconded to take up appointment as an Advocate Depute. She became head of the National Sexual Crimes Unit in January 2013, and from January 2015, until her appointment as Solicitor General, she was a Senior Advocate Depute.