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Consumers must be protected from unregulated legal services

Consumers must be protected from the risks posed by unregulated legal services such as will writing and online divorces.

WW & J Mcclure Limited / Jones Whyte LLP FAQs

Greenock law firm WW & J Mcclure Limited went into administration and ceased trading in early 2021. We have have collated answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Campbell Connon FAQs

Campbell Connon has ceased to practice. A Judicial Factor has been appointed to access all of the files, documentation and the client account and we have put together answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Law Society Council motion on abuse against solicitors

The Law Society of Scotland's governing Council agreed a motion at its meeting today Friday, 14 October, that any and all forms of abuse against the profession is wholly wrong and should be condemned, and has set out four points of action.

Unified tribunal essential in creating a person-centred approach to mental health law

The creation of a new, unified tribunal empowered to look at a full range of remedies under mental health law would enable individuals’ cases to be dealt with in a prompt, holistic and person-centred way.

Tourist tax should have a national framework with local discretion

A tourist tax would be most practical and efficient if implemented as part of a national framework, with some built-in flexibility for local discretion.

2019 Scottish legal award winner blog

Jill Sinclair, who recently won the Lawyer of the year award for 2019 gives an insight in to the factors which led to the award win.

SNAILED IT… Law society takes a shine to ‘Pilgrimage to Paisley’ commemorations

Two commemorative plaques highlighting the importance of the ‘snail in a bottle case’ which laid the foundations of the modern law of negligence, have been refurbished and unveiled in Paisley today as part of the Law Society of Scotland’s 70th anniversary celebrations.

2018 Law Awards of Scotland commendation blog

Andrew Robertson, Managing Director of McClure Solicitors tells us how his firms operating model will lead to planned growth in the future.

Law Society of Scotland says education is essential next step for new smacking ban

New legislation banning the smacking of children needs to be supported by a comprehensive public education and awareness campaign.

2019 Scottish legal award winner blogs

Alastair Shepherd, partner at Coulters reflects on yet another success for the growing Edinburgh Law Firm.

Law Society and Faculty comment on importance of independent judiciary and legal profession

Law Society President John Mulholland and Dean of the Faculty of Advocates Gordon Jackson QC jointly comment in advance of the Supreme Court judgment on the UK Government’s prorogation of Parliament.