Latest news

2018 AML Certificate headlines

Fraser Sinclair, our AML Auditor shares the headlines from our first ever AML Certificate process.

SSDT consultation: standard of proof

The Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT) is consulting on the standard of proof which it applies in professional misconduct cases.

Platinum blog series

In the latest in our series of platinum anniversary blogs, Scottish solicitor at the Crofting Commission and Rural Affairs Sub-committee member, David Findlay looks at the introduction of a new phase of crofting law and a new Crofting Commission.

Council election rounds sees new and familiar faces and co-conveners elected to the In-house Lawyers Committee

One brand new member and four familiar faces have been elected by their peers to join the Law Society of Scotland’s Council, in the latest round of contested elections.

Upcoming events

Selling a business to an Employee Ownership Trust

Law Society of Scotland, Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland and Co-operative Development Scotland will be hosting a roadshow entitled ‘Selling a business to an Employee Ownership Trust’. Join us at our Inverness event on 28 May.

Kirkwall Presidential tour

The President of the Law Society of Scotland will be coming to meet with you.

Children's hearings seminar

This seminar will provide a primer to the issues that solicitors need to know in order to ensure their participation at children’s hearings is as meaningful as possible as a result of the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011.

Selling a business to an Employee Ownership Trust

Law Society of Scotland, Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland and Co-operative Development Scotland will be hosting a roadshow entitled ‘Selling a business to an Employee Ownership Trust’. Join us at our Orkney event on 29 May.