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Planning on starting the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2020? Take a tour of our virtual diploma fair to check out what's on offer from the six Scottish providers to consider all of your options.

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Teams through to the semi-final of national debating tournament.

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We have launched a survey to understand more about the career aspirations of current law students and solicitors of the future. Whether you hope to become a solicitor or not, we would like to hear from all final year law students, to understand more about your career choices.

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Legal technology expert Steve Dalgleish has been awarded Accredited Legal Technologist status by the Law Society.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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