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SLCC annual report

Commenting on the publication of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) annual report for 2018/19, chief executive of the Law Society of Scotland, Lorna Jack said, “We are pleased to see the SLCC’s improved performance and its progress in clearing the backlog of cases. However, it is clear much more needs to be done.

2019 Scottish legal award winner blog

Jill Sinclair, who recently won the Lawyer of the year award for 2019 gives an insight in to the factors which led to the award win.

Latest Legal News

SLCC claims "best ever year" of performance

Annual report shows more complaints assessed and determined

International award for Lady Hale

Supreme Court President named for 2019 Justice Excellence Award

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Want to develop your skills and network? Why not join a Law Society committee?

Deborah Lovell is a partner at Anderson Strathern. Following her recent appointment to The Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal, Deborah has stepped down as convener to the Property Law Committee, having served on Law Society committees for 12 years.

Benefits of working in rural practice as a trainee solicitor

Newly qualified solicitor, Aidan Tuohy, discusses his experience of spending twelve months of his traineeship in a rural practice and the benefits this afforded him.

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Arbitration in disputes seminar

Join us to explore the why, when and how of arbitration in detail and identify what arbitration has to offer to your practice and clients, advantages (and disadvantages, if any) versus traditional court proceedings, to equip you to make an informed decision.

Hot topics for in-house lawyers - Crisis and reputation management (Edinburgh & remote access)

At a time when an organisation's success is increasingly dependent on public perception, the actions it undertakes to manage reputational risk and its response to crisis situations have never been more important.