Law Society news
- in the category: Research and policy
Our submission to the regulation of legal services review outlines the case for radical change, including a simplified complaints system and proposals to address the growing unregulated sector.
Read the November - December edition, for all the latest EU developments.
Ahead of the 2017 Scottish budget, the Law Society calls for further LBTT reforms and comments on the Scottish income tax rate
Our policy committees have had another busy year analysing and responding to proposed changes in the law to positively influence the creation of a fairer and more just society.
Every person in Scotland benefits from legal aid according to a new study which is the first of its kind in Scotland.
Our committees have been working on a number of Scottish Parliament and UK Parliamentary Bills and consultations including pre-recording evidence of child and other vulnerable witnesses and the future of financial regulation and supervision post-Brexit.
The Law Society of Scotland has said that aspects of the universal service obligation (USO) for broadband service providers mean it is unlikely to meet the needs of more remote rural communities in Scotland.
Our committees have been working on a number of Scottish Parliament and UK Parliamentary Bills and consultations including the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, Islands (Scotland) Bill and the potential impacts of Brexit on health and competition matters.