Law Society news
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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.
Read our comments on the Scottish Parliament Justice Committee report on widening access to the legal profession
A financial health check of Scottish law firms has indicated that increasing work volumes have boosted revenue, although sole principal solicitor firms are shown to be struggling.
A third of solicitors who took part in a recent survey have been victims of violence or threatening behaviour.
The Law Society of Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government’s legislative programme announced by the First Minister today, 4 September 2018.
The Law Society has welcomed publication of the Criminal Justice Disability Project report