Alison Di Rollo

Alison Di Rollo QC is the Solicitor General for Scotland. She was nominated for the post by Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon on 31 May 2016 as part of the formation of the second Sturgeon government, following the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.[1] Her nomination was confirmed by the Scottish Parliament on 1 June 2016.[2]

Alison Di Rollo

Solicitor General for Scotland
Assumed office
1 June 2016
MonarchElizabeth II
First MinisterNicola Sturgeon
Preceded byLesley Thomson

Di Rollo started work at the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in 1985.[3] She was appointed a trial advocate depute in 2008. In 2011, she was made the deputy head of the National Sexual Crimes Unit, becoming leader of that unit on 26 January 2013.[3][4] In September 2016, she was appointed as Queen's Counsel.[5]


  1. "Law Officer appointments". Scottish Government. 31 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. "Holyrood approves James Wolffe and Alison Di Rollo as top legal officers". The Scotsman. 1 June 2016. Archived from the original on 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  3. "James Wolffe QC, Alison Di Rollo named as law officers". The Journal. Law Society of Scotland. 31 May 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  4. "Alison Di Rollo to head Edinburgh sex crime team". The Scotsman. 26 January 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  5. "Solicitor General Alison Di Rollo takes silk". Scottish Legal News. 16 September 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Lesley Thomson
Solicitor General for Scotland

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