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A report published by the Mental Welfare Commission confirms concerns previously raised by the Law Society's Mental Health and Disability Committee about the circumstances in which the transfers of vulnerable people from hospital to care homes were carried out.
Keith Brown MSP has been nominated as the new Cabinet Secretary for Justice.
Joint statement by the Law Societies of Northern Ireland, Ireland, and Scotland.
Our Council has agreed a proposal, which will be considered at next month's AGM, for the practising certificate fee for all solicitors in 2021/22 to be 10% less than the pre-pandemic amount.
As Scottish Parliament election candidates pledge to review the not proven verdict, Law Society President Amanda Millar warns that principles of Scottish criminal justice system must be maintained.
From Lerwick to London, Scottish solicitors from across the country are being invited to stand for nomination to the Law Society of Scotland’s Council.
Law Society President Amanda Millar responds to SLCC announcement of budget and levy for 2021/22.
Today (22 March) marks the introduction of a 5% increase in legal aid fees, but Law Society President Amanda Millar warns that this is just the first step on a journey.
We have submitted the Law Society's response to the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission's budget and levy proposals for 2021/22.
The report and recommendations set out a statutory framework for human rights, but Scotland's record on human rights should never be taken for granted.
In a statement to mark the end of LGBT+ History Month, Law Society President, Amanda Millar confirms the Society's principles for equality for all under the law and our belief in the worth, value and inclusion of all trans people in the legal profession and wider society.
In public debate it is important to continue to respect the rule of law and our independent legal system, says Amanda Millar, President of the Society.