To mark the 70 years since 1949, we asked a solicitor from each decade to describe the challenges they faced in qualifying, the changes they have seen and what advice they have for those starting now.
The Society takes pride in its 70-year history, but how fit is it now to face the challenges to come? The Journal put some of the issues to chief executive Lorna Jack
With the profession facing constant change, how does life compare for families with next generation solicitors? A father and son, and a mother and daughter, share their impressions.
Another significant anniversary this year is the Scottish Parliament’s 20th, and the Society attracted some big name speakers to a conference to mark the occasion. We report on the key messages
Independent law firms are facing a rapidly changing landscape and myriad challenges. This extended version of the author's magazine contribution discusses the best approach to investing in IT.
- Corporate transparency and register reform
- Can we do it this way?
- Positive news, times two
- Sorted: the Planning Bill
- Debtor discharge: the letter of the law
- Structures allowance draft builds in improvements
- Age of the asylum seeker
- Scottish and English conveyancing: are the two compatible?
- Change? The basics still count