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Law reform round up October 2016

Scotland’s place in Europe following the result of the referendum, Scottish Government’s legislative programme and more.

Changing shape of the legal profession: in-house survey

As the legal profession continues to change shape, we're keen to find out more about the services supplied by in-house solicitors.

Law reform round up September 2016

Policing and Crime Bill, non-compete clauses, the CMA’s Report on the Legal Services Market and more.

Law reform round up August 2016

New proposals to introduce a no-blame redress scheme for the healthcare sector, new police powers for stop and search, Investigatory Powers Bill and more.

Thirty minutes to help defend legal aid

Mark Thorley and Jim Stephenson, partners at Thorley Stephenson and members of the Law Society’s Legal Aid Committee, explain why they've completed the independent legal aid financial survey.

Law reform round up July 2016

Immigration and asylum tribunal fees, the minimum age of criminal responsibility, the proposed secondary market for pension annuities, and more.

Law Society and Legal Hackers Scotland to host access to justice 'hackathon'

The Law Society of Scotland and Legal Hackers Scotland are inviting teams to gather round their laptops for the Law Society’s first ever access to justice 'hackathon'.

Law reform round up June 2016

Scottish Law Commission discussion paper on prescription, proposals for a British Bill of Rights, and more.

Law reform round up May 2016

Investigatory Powers Bill, Child Safety Online, the criminal offence of domestic abuse and more.

Law reform round up April 2016

Lobbying (Scotland) Bill, Abusive Behaviour, Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill and Mandatory Pay Gap Reporting, and more.

Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Can an in-house solicitor employed by a local authority advise both their employer and an “integration joint board” set up by their employer and the health board under the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014?

Law reform round up March 2016

Criminal Verdicts Bill, LBTT Amendment Bill, post-legislative scrutiny of the Family Law Act 2006 and more.