How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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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.

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.