Law Society news
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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
We have expressed our support for the Scottish Government’s plans to establish a single consumer body, Consumer Scotland.
Stephen McGowan, partner and head of licensing (Scotland) at law firm TLT and a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Licensing Law Sub-committee looks at why it’s a significant time for bookmakers and the gambling industry in Scotland.
Research executive Nicola Whiteford discusses the value of research and urges our members to have their say and take part in this year's Profile of the Profession survey before 30 May
Drivers accused of minor road traffic offences should retain the right to go to court if fixed penalty notices are introduced in Scotland