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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.

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In-house solicitor Angus Niven has been crowned as the Society's in-house rising star of 2021.

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Law Society of Scotland Chief Executive Lorna Jack has today announced that she will retire from the organisation at the end of 2021 after 13 years in post.

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Thomas Dunmur and Laura Eggleton of Peebles High School have been crowned Scotland’s best young debaters, after winning the grand final of the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament 2020/21, organised by the Law Society of Scotland.

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We have been notified of a fake law firm named McCallum and Co which claims to offer legal advice in personal injury and accident compensation cases. There is no firm of solicitors of this name registered with the Law Society.

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New rules in relation to Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) are due to come into effect on 30 June 2021

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The Scottish Government’s £1 million fund to support 40 legal aid traineeships in Scotland has opened to applicants.

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Two solicitors have been shortlisted for the Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star Award 2021 in recognition of their work as in-house lawyers.

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The Society has said that oversight, governance and transparency will be essential in relation to police officers wearing body cameras.

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The recommended rates of pay for trainee solicitors will not change for the second year in a row, due to the ongoing economic impact of coronavirus, the Society has confirmed.

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The Law Society of Scotland has been named one of the UK's Top 100 Most Inclusive Workplaces at the National Centre for Diversity's 2021 FREDIE Awards.

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In-house solicitors are set to hear from expert speakers and panellists covering a range of topics, including the impact of Covid-19, wellbeing and sustainability, at the online In-house Annual Conference on 16 and 17 June. The winner of this year's In-house Rising Star Award will also be announced.