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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.

Law Society signs Brewin Dolphin as wealth management partner

Leading investment and financial planning firm Brewin Dolphin is to join the Law Society's exclusive partnership programme, providing expertise and support for Scottish solicitors and their clients.

Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR

Laura Irvine, partner at Davidson Chalmers Stewart solicitors and author of our 'Guide to GDPR', discusses how change in the final wording of the Data Protection Act 2018 will help solicitors when dealing with third party subject access requests.

Law Society publishes cloud computing guide

Thinking about moving to the cloud? Check our newly published cloud computing guide.

Changes to the guidance on ownership and destruction of files

Fiona J Robb, Director of Professional Practice, talks about changes to the guidance on ownership and destruction of files in anticipation of the imminent arrival of GDPR.

AML registration open

Make sure you submit your firm's AML registration application by 26 June 2018

Law Society publishes GDPR guide for law firms

The new guide about GDPR and data protection shows the steps solicitors can take to comply with the new EU regulation.

LBTT update - Arrangements satisfactory

An update for property practitioners about their responsibilities in relation to particular Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) requirements.


Trains, planes and automobiles - and that’s just the start of the upcoming road trip featuring our president and our newest colleagues in the member services engagement team!

Innovation Cup 2018

A new competition has been launched to tap in to the expertise of the Scottish legal community and improve risk management across the profession.

Important changes to our email updates

We want to keep our members up to date with the latest practice updates, changes to legislation, legal news, CPD training courses and more.

Professional Practice Update - April 2018

HSBC has completed its project to extend membership of its conveyancing panel to allow all firms regulated by the Society to apply for panel membership for purchase transactions in Scotland.