How can smaller legal practices best secure their futures? We look at the issues facing those who seek to invest in bringing on new staff, drawing on experiences of practitioners from different firms.
With more methods of creating a family, new situations are arising in which child welfare issues have to be considered. But is the law coping? The author believes a more joined-up approach is needed.
Critical reflections from the Scottish Child Law Centre on the adverse childhood experiences approach, particularly regarding traumatic events, recovery from trauma and even the term “ACEs-aware”
As the centenary of the removal of the legal bar approaches, the author recounts the early attempts by women to become solicitors, how Madge Anderson finally achieved this, and subsequent events.
One solicitor finds the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland process less than transparent and helpful, and wonders how applications can really be distinguished at the preliminary sift