How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

We have been alerted to a scam involving the misuse of the name of a retired English-qualified solicitor as a witness to a signature on a Scottish residential lease.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

We have welcomed the UK Government’s recent announcement on making further funding available for removing dangerous cladding on high rise buildings and called for a Scotland-wide assessment of high-rise buildings.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The safety of court users remains of primary concern as the Lord President announces that the current reduction in court business will remain in place throughout March 2021.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Pupils from schools across Scotland debated the motion “This house would abolish the Olympic Games” to win a place in the semi-finals of the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Members are reminded that all payments should be made via bank transfer or over the phone via credit or debit card. We are unable to process and bank cheques.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

We're encouraging legal aid firms to look closely at the criterial for the Coronavirus Resilience and Recovery Fund for legal aid and apply if they are eligible.

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 January.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Law Society of Scotland’s new Racial Inclusion Group has officially launched, with Tatora Mukushi, a solicitor with Shelter Scotland, appointed as convener.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Our latest figures show that the number of traineeships offered by solicitors fell by more than a quarter in the last practice year, as the effect of the coronavirus pandemic took its toll.

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.