Latest Law Society News

Report into racial inclusion in the Scottish legal profession published

Our report into racial inclusion within the Scottish legal profession has found an increasingly diverse and progressive sector that wants to do more, but is hampered by slow progress, lack of visible minority roles models and experiences of bias.

Changes to IHT reporting requirements

Changes to inheritance tax (IHT) reporting for non-taxpaying estates came into effect on 1 January 2022.

Latest Legal News

Gibson Kerr brings operations under one new roof

Move to Randolph Crescent will support further growth

Bill introduced to confirm pandemic reforms

Bill makes permanent some measures and extends temporary justice provisions

Latest Blogs & Opinion

Benefits of becoming a Council Member - according to Pat Thom

If you are considering running for Council please be assured that the commitment is manageable, the support from the Law Society immeasurable and the whole experience hugely rewarding.

Giving effective feedback to trainees

Rob Marrs, our Head of Education, looks at the best way to give effective, constructive feedback to a trainee that not only helps them develop, but fosters a strong learning environment.

Upcoming events

Personal Injury Insurance and Professional Negligence Claims in a Post-Pandemic World Seminar

Join us online for a 1-hour live seminar for practical guidance and updates on the key issues and considerations that you need to keep in mind around personal injury insurance and professional negligence claims following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wellbeing roundtable for men

We're running this free, online event to hear from men in the legal profession about mental health. This is an opportunity to discuss the challenges men face, the stigma around mental health and, most importantly, make progress by having a conversation.