- Educated at Glasgow University, Norman McFadyen joined the Crown Office as a Legal Apprentice in 1976 and served in the Procurator Fiscal's Office in Airdrie and Glasgow before returning to Crown Office in 1986. He was appointed Deputy Crown Agent in 1994 and Regional Procurator Fiscal for Lothian and Borders in 1999. He was involved in the Lockerbie criminal investigation and prosecution from December 1988 onwards and headed the Crown Office trial team at Camp Zeist in the Netherlands. Norman was appointed as Crown Agent (Designate) in March 2002, as part of the restructuring of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and was confirmed in the post of Crown Agent in March 2003. On the 6th of December 2004 he was appointed as Crown Agent and Chief Executive.