Latest Law Society News

Opportunities now open to join Law Society Council

The annual elections to the Law Society’s Council are to go ahead, and Scottish solicitors across the country are being invited to stand for nomination. There are eleven seats available across four constituencies.

UK Law Societies make joint approach to UK Chancellor on Covid-19

The Society has joined with the Law Society of England and Wales and the Law Society of Northern Ireland to make a unified and direct approach to the UK Chancellor.

Latest Legal News

Faculty voices dismay at lack of remote hearings

Vice Dean's letter warns of financial and reputational consequences

Four Scots employment judges named

Salaried judges take up post between April and July

Latest Blogs & Opinion

Fact or fiction? Answering students and trainees' coronavirus questions

Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers & Outreach, explores some of the myths and questions that have arisen about how the coronavirus outbreak may affect students and trainees.

Why non-traditional educational routes can bring a valuable perspective to the legal profession

In the last of our series of blogs relating to alternative pathways into the profession, Emma Jackson, curriculum head for legal services and Jason Graham, lecturer in law, City of Glasgow College, tell us how non-traditional educational routes can bring a valuable perspective to the legal profession.

Upcoming events

Cyber Resilience Online Module

This module includes practical case studies exploring where professional organisations have fallen victim to cyber attacks, the opportunity to apply cyber security practices to your organisation in real time and the time to reflect on your own business contingency plans. Self -assessment will enable you to check your knowledge and the plans you have in place in a legal sector context.

(Event postponed) Master Policy roadshow - Ayr

The annual Master Policy roadshow will take place over spring from March to May this year. The talks on the professional indemnity insurance arrangements for solicitors in private practice will be held in six locations across the country.