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From private practice to in-house… vision, coaching and strategy

Philip Hall, Legal Counsel at RBS, shares what his recent move in-house has taught him about the importance of vision, strategy and coaching.

New compulsory risk management CPD requirement

As of the 2018-19 CPD year, which begins on 1 November, Scottish solicitors will be required to include a minimum of one hour ‘risk management’ CPD as part of their annual 20 hours training.

Law Society leads innovation to Europe on legaltech trade mission

We are leading a delegation of Scotland-based legaltech companies on a trade mission to Zurich and Vienna.

Sawubona! (I see you!)

Our Head of Engagement, Katie McKenna, writes about what we can do to show we value and respect the people around us.

Looking after your mental health

Katie McKenna, our High Street Head of Engagement, looks at how we can all look after our mental health on World Mental Health Day

Law Society set to drive innovation in legal technology

Lawyers and tech experts will be encouraged to join forces to develop technology-based solutions for the legal sector.

New Incidental Financial Business rules and guidance

Legal services consumers are set to benefit from new practice rules for Scottish solicitors on Incidental Financial Business.

In-house team flies high

Carolyn Jameson, Chief Legal Officer at Skyscanner, reflects on the work of her team that led her to being named ‘Senior In-house Lawyer of the Year’ at the Law Awards 2017.

GDPR – What was all the fuss about?

A few months on from the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Laura Irvine, partner at BTO solicitors, looks at the changes introduced and what they mean for individuals and organisations.

What is commercial awareness?

Andrew Todd, group director & company secretary of Springfield Properties plc, reflects on how being commercially aware can be particularly important (and challenging) for in-house lawyers.

Opportunities for influence and development on our committees

Solicitors and non-solicitors have the opportunity to get involved with the work of the Law Society of Scotland, influencing decisions affecting the Scottish legal profession and helping to shape good law.

GDPR - what now?

Tim Musson, Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Privacy Law Committee, discusses General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance in the post-enforcement world.