How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Law Society has set out its priorities for 2021 Scottish Parliament election

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

In response to the Scottish Legal Complaint Commission's 2021/22 budget and operating plan, Law Society President Amanda Millar calls for a proposed freeze on the levy to be changed to a reduction.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Law Society of Scotland has launched the Women’s Access Network to connect senior women in the legal profession with female solicitors and trainees looking to take the next steps in their careers.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Delays to the commencement of Qualified One Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) rules have been brought about by the introduction of group proceedings rules, Brexit, Covid and resourcing pressures. The rules are now under active consideration by the relevant SCJC members and the anticipated commencement date, is around mid-June.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

An indicative ballot of FDA members in the Crown Office showed that 90% of respondents were in favour of strike action. Law Society, President Amanda Millar says that this shows how significant these solicitors' concerns have become.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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