Elish Angiolini

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Person.png Elish Angiolini  Rdf-icon.png
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Born Elish Frances McPhilomy
24 June 1960
Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Nationality Scottish
Alma mater University of Strathclyde
Religion Roman Catholic
Children 2
Spouse Domenico Angiolini

Employment.png Lord Advocate Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
12 October 2006 - 30 April 2011

Employment.png Solicitor General for Scotland Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
28 November 2001 - 12 October 2006
Succeeded by John Beckett

Dame Elish Angiolini is a Scottish lawyer. She was the Lord Advocate of Scotland from 2006 until 2011, having previously been Solicitor General since 2001. She was the first woman, the first Procurator Fiscal, and the first solicitor to hold either post.[1]

Since September 2012, Elish Angiolini has been the Principal of St Hugh's College (Oxford).[2]


  1. "MSPs' approval for lord advocate"
  2. "Angiolini, Elish Frances" in Who's Who, A & C Black.

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