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The value of research

Research executive Nicola Whiteford discusses the value of research and urges our members to have their say and take part in this year's Profile of the Profession survey before 30 May

Law Society launches price transparency consultation

The Law Society has launched a consultation to seek views on price transparency for legal services.

Changes to the guidance on ownership and destruction of files

Fiona J Robb, Director of Professional Practice, talks about changes to the guidance on ownership and destruction of files in anticipation of the imminent arrival of GDPR.

New and returning Council members welcomed on board

Two new members and two familiar faces have been elected by their peers to join the Law Society's Council, in the latest round of contested elections.

Upcoming events

Giving and receiving feedback

Developing an awareness of our strengths and weaknesses is vital if we wish to develop our full potential. Seeking feedback and acting upon it is an extremely useful tool in enhancing our strengths and addressing our blind spots. In addition, leaders may wish to guide and motivate their team by encouraging an environment where feedback is openly shared at an individual and team level.

Commercial law: How to advise innovative and evolving clients in Scotland

This seminar will highlight the current legal developments and consider commercial issues vital to supporting and working with innovative industries and early stage technology companies as a Scottish lawyer in 2018.

Law Society of Scotland Summer Reception

*Registration for this event has now closed. Please email Tessa Malcolm at to be added to the waiting list* Join our office bearers and key stakeholders at our London Summer Reception for the opportunity to network and meet colleagues working in the City.

In-house annual conference 2018

We welcome all Scottish in-house lawyers for a day of networking, valuable insights and essential updates.