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New and familiar faces returned to the Society's Council to represent solicitors in Glasgow & Strathkelvin, Perth, Greenock, Kilmarnock & Paisley, and Cupar, Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy.
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.
Legal technology specialist Jonathan Bowker has been awarded Accredited Legal Technologist status by the Law Society of Scotland.
Explore our full programme of events for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, which runs from 9-13 May. We are running daily lunchtime sessions, each on a different theme from psychological safety to mindfulness and the impact loneliness has on our mental health and resilience.
The Law Society has published new guidance on its style for success fee agreements. The new guidance comes into effect on 1 May 2022.
Nominations are now open for the Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star Award 2022. The award recognises the outstanding achievement of a newly qualified Scottish solicitor or trainee who is working in-house.
We encourage the Scottish legal profession to take an active role in assisting Ukraine against the ongoing illegal invasion by Russia where they have the skills, experience and capacity to do so.
The Lawscot Foundation has opened applications for this year’s round of grants for academically talented students from less-advantaged backgrounds in Scotland to study law.
Nominations are now open for solicitors hoping to join the Law Society of Scotland’s decision-making body, representing the Glasgow & Strathkelvin, Perth, Greenock, Kilmarnock & Paisley, and Cupar, Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy constituencies.
Four high school teams are heading to the Scottish Parliament for the final of this year’s Donald Dewar Memorial Debate Tournament, after a round of thrilling semi-finals focused on the topical subject of environmental activism.
We've launched part four in our video series on the Mindful Business Charter, a community of businesses committed to removing unnecessary sources of stress and promoting better mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
We have carried out a new, refreshed and far more detailed assessment of AML risks, tailored to the circumstances, demographic and context of the Scottish profession. The Money Laundering Regulations require that our members use this information when carrying out their own money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessments.