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A change of scenery and jurisdiction

A qualified lawyer in Australia, Rebekah Leviston talks about moving to the other side of the world and working as a paralegal in Scotland.

Platinum blog series - the future of Scotland’s 'not proven' verdict

As part of our platinum blog series our policy executive and secretary to the Society's Criminal Law Committee Gillian Mawdsley looks at the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act and what it means in ensuring a more just, equal and fair society for us to live in as its citizens.

Platinum blog series - Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act 2018

As part of our platinum blog series our policy executive and secretary to the Society's Criminal Law Committee Gillian Mawdsley looks at the Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Act and what it means in ensuring a more just, equal and fair society for us to live in as its citizens.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Adèle Nicol, Partner, Anderson Strathern and member of our Rural Affairs Sub-committee looks at how legislation introducing the right to roam and the right to buy brought about significant change.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Claire E Macpherson, solicitor at Burness Paull LLP and member of the Law Society of Scotland Trusts and Succession Law Sub-Committee looks at how succession law has changed with the times.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Tim Taylor, Scottish solicitor at Hastings Legal and member of our Property and Land Law Reform Law Sub-Committee looks at the significance of Scottish Standard Clauses in the context of our 70 year history.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Scottish solicitor, Policy Executive and Secretary to our Criminal Law Committee, Gillian Mawdsley discusses the death penalty, its implications in terms of human rights and abolition in the context of our 70 year history.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Aiste Slezeviciute, a member of our Competition Law Sub-Committee and Assistant Director, Mergers at the Competition and Markets Authority, looks at the broad reach of competition law.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Adèle Nicol, Partner, Anderson Strathern and member of our Rural Affairs Sub-committee looks at the rights of agricultural tenants over the past 70 years.

Platinum blog series

In the next in our series of Platinum blogs, Alyson Shaw, trainee solicitor at Shepherd and Wedderburn reflects on the impact of technology on the legal profession.

Platinum blog series

In the next in our series of Platinum blogs, Rebecca Lindsay, trainee solicitor at Wright Johnston Mackenzie reflects on the potential loss of governmental accountability in the wake of Brexit and the possible impact on the environment.

Platinum blog series

In the latest in our series of platinum anniversary blogs, Michael Kusznir, solicitor at Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace and member of our Trust and Succession Law Sub-committee, looks back to a time when an ‘illegitimate’ child was a stranger in law and blood to its parents.