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Future of legal services regulation

Carole Ford, lay convener of the Regulatory Committee, writes about the need for reform of legal services regulation which ensures robust public protections.

Let's talk about stress

Our Head of High Street Engagement, Katie McKenna, shares her personal experience of stress and calls for employers and employees to look stress in the face and take positive action.

Opportunities for influence and development on our committees

Solicitors and non-solicitors have the opportunity to get involved with the work of the Law Society of Scotland, influencing decisions affecting the Scottish legal profession and helping to shape good law.

Judicial Factor appointed to Dalbeattie law firm

A Judicial Factor has been appointed to Dalbeattie law firm, Austins LLP

Public back Law Society call for restrictions on using term ‘lawyer’

The Law Society of Scotland is calling for the term ‘lawyer’ to include only those who have recognised legal qualifications and are regulated, as is the case for solicitors and advocates.

The art of public communications

Ian Forsyth, one of our Public Communications Executives, blogs about the challenges of his role and how we can help you get the right clients through the door.

Find a Solicitor upgrade

We’re upgrading the Find a Solicitor tool on our website to help people looking for a solicitor access accurate, up to date information on every practising Scottish solicitor and their firm.

Hate crime legislation review survey

Solicitors and members of the public are being encouraged to submit their views on hate crime legislation in Scotland.

Fake law firm calling itself ‘Taylor McGivern & Co’

We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself ‘Taylor McGivern & Co’, who have a website claiming them to be 'the largest law firm in Glasgow, Scotland'.

Pupils from four Scottish schools through to final of national debating tournament

Pupils from schools in Dundee, Glasgow and St Andrews have earned their places in the final of the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament.

Suspected scam claiming outstanding debt owed

We’re aware of a suspected scam where someone claiming to be an ‘attorney’ is writing to members of the public warning that court action would be taken if an outstanding debt is not paid.

Fake law firm calling itself 'Law TPM & Associates’

We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself ‘Law TPM & Associates’, who have issued correspondence relating to legal services they claim to offer.