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A report published today has recommended a single building assessment programme to carry out safety assessments on high rise buildings and use of public funding towards remediation work.
The Society's Regulatory Committee has published a new two-year strategy which aims to improve regulatory processes, enhance competition in Scotland’s legal sector and ensure robust consumer protections.
We have submitted the Law Society's response to the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission's budget and levy proposals for 2021/22.
The report and recommendations set out a statutory framework for human rights, but Scotland's record on human rights should never be taken for granted.
We have called for an education programme to support proposals to modernise hate crime legislation, which will encourage an inclusive, equal and diverse Scottish society
We have joined with the law societies of Northern Ireland and Ireland to issue a joint statement of solidarity in support of lawyers in Myanmar being threatened for working to uphold the rule of law.
In a statement to mark the end of LGBT+ History Month, Law Society President, Amanda Millar confirms the Society's principles for equality for all under the law and our belief in the worth, value and inclusion of all trans people in the legal profession and wider society.
In public debate it is important to continue to respect the rule of law and our independent legal system, says Amanda Millar, President of the Society.
The Society’s policy committees analyse and respond to proposed changes in the law. Key pieces of work completed in February are highlighted in our latest update.
Bookings are now open for the introductory course for solicitor advocate applicants that will take place on Friday, 12 March 2021 via Zoom.
Eight solicitors, granted extended rights of audience by the Law Society of Scotland’s Council, have been introduced to the Court at a virtual ceremony on 19 February.
In February 2021, we published our inaugural annual anti-money laundering (AML) supervisory report, highlighting the breadth and range of AML initiatives that the Law Society of Scotland has recently undertaken, along with our first supervisory AML Risk Appetite statement.