Law Society news
- in the category: Research and policy
With people tucking into their Christmas dinners not knowing what will come of Brexit in the new year, our Head of International, Katie Hay, urges people to think about how Brexit might impact us all.
Caroline Colliston, member of our Tax Law Sub-Committee and LBTT working group, summarises the Scottish Government’s spending and tax plans for 2018/19.
Almost 80% of Scottish solicitors and accredited paralegals feel that gender equality has improved in the legal profession over the past five years.
Research executive Nicola Johnstone asks what is vulnerability and how does it affect the experiences of vulnerable people in our criminal justice system? She also discusses a roundtable event being held by the Criminal Justice Committee and our research team to gather examples of best practice.
John Kerrigan, member of our Trusts and Succession Law Sub-Committee, summarises the Scottish Government's response to the consultation on the law of succession.
We are asking the legal profession and interested stakeholders for their views on the law providing rights for cohabitants.
The Society has said the rights of children in Scotland should be strengthened to ensure their views are heard in its response to the Children's Act review.