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About the Scottish Court Service

The Scottish Court Service (SCS) is an independent body corporate established by the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008 on 1 April 2010.

Its function is to provide administrative support to Scottish Courts and to the judiciary of those courts, including the High Court of Justiciary, Court of Session, sheriff courts and justice of the peace courts, and to the Office of the Public Guardian and Accountant of Court.

SCS Board

The Scottish Court Service Board is chaired by the Lord President, the most senior judge in Scotland.

Chief Executive

Eric McQueen is the Chief Executive.

Information about the Scottish Court Service is available in a range of languages.

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