Latest Law Society News

Murray Etherington sole nominee to become Law Society President in 2022

Dundee-based solicitor Murray Etherington has been nominated as a future President of the Law Society of Scotland at today's meeting of the Council.

Law Society welcomes further amendments planned for Hate Crime Bill

The Society has welcomed plans for Stage 2 amendments to Hate Crime Bill

Latest Legal News

Two jobs at risk at Dentons in Scotland

Firm begins UK-wide redundancy programme

Bayoh public inquiry to open on Monday

Assessors appointed to assist Lord Bracadale in police station death inquiry

Latest Blogs & Opinion

Nuremburg Trials Remembered

In a year which has seen many anniversaries, Friday, 20 November 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Nuremburg War Trials that commenced in 1945. Our Policy Executive Gillian Mawdsley writes about the trial which has been arguably described as the greatest trial of the 20th century.

International Men's Day 2020: Parental leave for dads should be part of our new normal

Tim Mouncer, Public Affairs Manager at the Law Society of Scotland, tells us about his experience of taking shared parental leave and his hopes that it becomes an expected norm for fathers.

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DAC6 Update Live Webinar

This one hour webinar will help you understand solicitors’ obligations under DAC6, and how legal professional privilege and client confidentiality affects the process.

A career as a Legal Officer in the British Army

Have you ever considered a career in the British Army? Every year they recruit a number of newly-qualified solicitors to join the team as a Legal Officer, a senior ranked role. A career with the Army represents a real lifestyle choice and a vast range of opportunities. Come along to this event to find out more about what's involved in the job and how they recruit.