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Law Society supports IBA statement on Israel and Gaza conflict

The Law Society of Scotland has today supported the International Bar Association condemnation of the attacks by Hamas along with its call for urgent talks to restore peace.

Law Society Council renews support for Ukraine over Russia’s invasion

The Council of the Law Society of Scotland has renewed its condemnation of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, passing a new resolution on the ongoing conflict.

Scottish lawyers to lead European project on advance choices

The Law Society of Scotland’s work on advance choices in case of future disablement has inspired a major project to encourage legal reform across Europe.

Law Society strengthens links with New York State Bar Association

The Society has strengthened its links with lawyers in the US by signing a memorandum of understanding with the New York State Bar Association

Law Society joins Scotland Europa

The Law Society of Scotland has fortified its links with Europe by becoming a member of Scotland Europa, a membership-based organisation that promotes Scotland's interests across European institutes and member states.

Ukrainian lawyers congratulated on Human Rights Award

The Law Society of Scotland has congratulated the Ukrainian National Bar Association (UNBA) and Ukrainian lawyer Nadia Volkova on being joint winners of Europe’s leading legal sector human rights award.

Vienna Declaration standing for the Rule of Law in Europe

The Law Society of Scotland has joined its legal peers across Europe in signing the Vienna Declaration in Support of the Rule of Law.

UK-Australia trade deal: A welcome step towards greater collaborative engagement

The UK-Australia free trade Agreement in Principle offers an insight into the commitments made on legal and wider professional services provision, including recognition of qualifications, mobility and market access.

Secondment opportunity in Brussels

The UK Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office has an exciting opportunity for trainee solicitors, newly qualified solicitors, or paralegals to gain international experience with a three-month secondment at its office.

Joint statement in support of lawyers in China

Joint statement by the Law Societies of Northern Ireland, Ireland, and Scotland.

New and familiar faces returned to the Law Society Council

Two brand new faces are returned to the Law Society of Scotland Council along with a more familiar face, who returns for a second term.

UK and Belgian bars sign up to post-Brexit cooperation

Positive relationships between legal professionals in the UK and Belgium are set to continue post-Brexit with the signing of a first of its kind document by legal organisations in each of the nations.