Latest Law Society News

Comment on reforming the criminal justice system

The Society's President Ken Dalling, responds to Scotland’s Justice Secretary Keith Brown’s comments on potential reform of the criminal justice system.

UK-Australia trade deal: A welcome step towards greater collaborative engagement

The UK-Australia free trade Agreement in Principle offers an insight into the commitments made on legal and wider professional services provision, including recognition of qualifications, mobility and market access.

Latest Legal News

MPs call for urgent legal aid reforms south of border

Justice Committee report highlights significant issues similar to Scotland

Solicitor fined for copying statements to accused client

Breach of undertakings to Crown involved sensitive sexual matters

Latest Blogs & Opinion

Volunteering as a climate change researcher

Claire McIntyre, a part-time LLB student with the Open University, talks about her experience of volunteering with the university and Environmental Law Foundation as part of a climate change research project.

Journal editorial July 2021

For its positive, dynamic vibe of today, the Society has much to thank Lorna Jack for

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