GDPR new year new guidance

The Legal Aid Committee are looking for your views to feed into their response to the Scottish Goverment's legal aid fee review.

GDPR new year new guidance

Gillespie Macandrew is the third firm to join a pilot scheme to incorporate contextualised recruitment into their next trainee hiring round. A partnership between Rare Recruitment and the Law Society, the aim is to increase fair access to the profession.

GDPR new year new guidance

Bookings are now open for the March introductory course for potential solicitor advocates. Anyone looking to apply to become a solicitor advocate will need to complete an introductory course before making an application.

GDPR new year new guidance

Legal aid plays an important role in Scottish society. John Mulholland, President of the Society pays tribute to our member solicitors who work on this basis to provide the very best quality advice and representation to some of the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our communities.

GDPR new year new guidance

Our Policy Executive, Gillian Mawdsley was invited to speak at a Holocaust Memorial Day event for the Scottish civil service, on the deceptively normal legal and policy processes which helped create concentration camps and facilitated mass murder.

GDPR new year new guidance

Our President John Mulholland has congratulated Roddy Dunlop QC on his election as the new Vice Dean of Faculty.

GDPR new year new guidance

Our policy committees have had a busy month analysing and responding to proposed changes in the law to positively influence the creation of a fairer and more just society.

GDPR new year new guidance

Stirling solicitor Ken Dalling will become the Society's next Vice President in May 2020

GDPR new year new guidance

The UK's Withdrawal from the EU - where are we now, what's next and what are our priorities for the negotiations to come?

GDPR new year new guidance

New guidance for Scottish solicitors on publishing pricing aims to help consumers better understand the cost of legal advice and services.

GDPR new year new guidance

The first batch of Smartcards ever issued are due for renewal in this year. We're keen to hear about your experience of using them. Join us at one of three focus groups in March 2020.

GDPR new year new guidance

In advance of the AML Certificate submission period opening on 10 February, AML Analyst, Fraser Sinclair provides some useful information to help you prepare.