GDPR new year new guidance

Debbie Wilson, Convener of the Law Society of Scotland Criminal Law Committee comments on the latest update from the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service on the work being done to ensure court business goes ahead and the need to continue to look for solutions.

GDPR new year new guidance

The Legal Sector Affinity Group has completed an extensive revision and redraft of the UK AML guidance for the legal sector.

GDPR new year new guidance

The Law Society of Scotland is inviting nominations for honorary membership for outstanding service for the public good by a Scottish solicitor.

GDPR new year new guidance

The Scottish Government has confirmed details of a revised package of legal aid support. Our President, Amanda Millar, has welcomed the package as a positive step forward.

GDPR new year new guidance

When our colleagues at Lockton got in touch about an offer from Teal Compliance, promising the benefits of 15 years’ worth of anti-money laundering experience in exchange for a charitable donation, we were keen to share the details.

GDPR new year new guidance

We are working with partners in the Scottish legal sector and closely monitoring official advice and updates from Scottish Government and NHS to ensure that we are acting in accordance with the latest guidance to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, members and stakeholders.

GDPR new year new guidance

The Society's president Amanda Millar has paid tribute to Emeritus Professor Robert Rennie who has died recently after a short illness.

GDPR new year new guidance

Our policy committees analyse and respond to proposed changes in the law - read more about the key pieces of work they completed in December.

GDPR new year new guidance

HM Treasury has published an updated UK National Risk Assessment (NRA) of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. Find out the key risks and actions required.

GDPR new year new guidance

Even with reduced court business from 12 January 2021 announced by the Lord President, more work must be done to ensure all of Scotland's court estate is safe for users.

GDPR new year new guidance

Guidance for practitioners appearing in remote court hearings.

GDPR new year new guidance

Latest fraud alert - we have been informed that a person calling themselves David Moreno has claimed to be a Scottish-qualified practising solicitor.