Journal editorial October 2021

Our International Policy Executive Adam Marks provides the low down on the recent Agreement in Principle, highlighting the key points and what they mean for the legal profession.

Journal editorial October 2021

In the run up to the Conference of the Parties 26 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26), the Society's Working Group on COP26 & Climate Change organised a roundtable event to consider the topic of COP26, climate change and human rights. Alison McNab and Gillian Mawdsley provide a round up from the event.

Journal editorial October 2021

The political choice regarding legal services regulation may ultimately be one of priorities relating to independence and the profession

Journal editorial October 2021

Our Head of Education Rob Marrs offers his top tips and advice on how training supervisors can support a trainee who is struggling, prevent the situation from deteriorating (or even happening in the first place) and help them on their way to qualification.

Journal editorial October 2021

To round off Black History Month 2021, University of Aberdeen law lecturers Dr Eddy Wifa and Dr Titilayo Adebola reflect on the need to decolonise the legal curriculum.

Journal editorial October 2021

For our series on flexible working, Beverley Wood, a partner with Morton Fraser LLP, explains how flexible working has developed through her career and the opportunities it can bring for both employers and employees.

Journal editorial October 2021

For our series focusing on flexible working, Kevin Clancy, a partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn, explains how flexible working enables him to combine being a solicitor and a FIFA international football referee.

Journal editorial October 2021

Read the winning entry to our COP26 and climate change student competition from Lewis Hay at Napier University

Journal editorial October 2021

Angela Daly, a member of the Society's Technology Law and Practice Committee and the COP26 Climate Change Working Group, writes with her research team about the role of digitalisation in ensuring the safety and sustainability of renewable energy systems.

Journal editorial October 2021

As part of our series on flexible working, Mimi Stewart, a legal director at Morton Fraser LLP, explains why self discipline, responsibility and being reminded "you don't work on Fridays" helps her to manage her work-life balance.

Journal editorial October 2021

Legal rights and climate change are intimately interlinked, and lawyers can expect to be increasingly called on to advise on related matters

Journal editorial October 2021

Sarah Baillie, a partner at Addleshaw Goddard, writes about the key role of the planning system in meeting net-zero targets in Scotland.