Latest Law Society News

Scottish Government confirm home moves permitted under new restrictions

The Scottish Government has updated its guidance on moving home and confirmed that all home moves will continue to be permitted, provided they can be carried out safely.

Five finalists shortlisted for In-house Rising Star Award 2020

Five newly qualified, in-house solicitors have been shortlisted for the Society's In-house Rising Star Award 2020. Read more about this year's award finalists.

Latest Legal News

Online simple procedure mandatory from 1 December

Sheriff must grant permission if exemption claimed

MSPs voice serious concerns over EU alignment bill

Bill's progress "depends on satisfactory response from Government": report

Latest Blogs & Opinion

Bisexual: The B in LGBTQ+ needs celebrated too

For Bi Visibility Day, Deborah Allan, solicitor at Shepherd & Wedderburn, discusses the challenges still facing bi people today and the progress being made towards ensuring the "B" in LGBTQ+ is respected and celebrated.

LawCare: Do you know how we can help?

LawCare is the charity dedicated to supporting people working in the law. Most of us might have all heard of LawCare, but do we really know how they might be able to help us, why people call and who would be at the other end of the phone?

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Registers of Scotland Conveyancing Update

We've partnered with Registers of Scotland to bring you a practical update on the recent changes to conveyancing rules and processes.

Virtual Presidential Visit - Perth, Dundee, Arbroath and Forfar

Law Society President, Amanda Millar, invites you to join her for a virtual meeting for all solicitor members in Perth, Dundee, Arbroath and Forfar.