How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Pupils from 16 schools across Scotland have progressed into the semi-finals of the Society's Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament. The second-round heats of the annual debating competition in January saw 32 teams debate the motion ‘This house would introduce university fees in Scotland’.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Responding to the SLCC's proposed reduction in the levy for solicitors, Ken Dalling, President of the Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the reduction but said that it will still leave the SLCC with a record budget to spend, despite forecasting fewer complaints.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Applications for criminal extended rights of audience are now open and will close on Monday, 21 February 2022.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Our report into racial inclusion within the Scottish legal profession has found an increasingly diverse and progressive sector that wants to do more, but is hampered by slow progress, lack of visible minority roles models and experiences of bias.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Changes to inheritance tax (IHT) reporting for non-taxpaying estates came into effect on 1 January 2022.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Scottish Government’s historic and continued neglect of the Scottish Legal Aid system will result in people who cannot afford legal advice being denied access to justice, according to a letter from the Law Society of Scotland President to the Scottish Government.

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We have renewed our strategic partnership with Amiqus to support Scottish solicitors in meeting anti-money laundering compliance requirements through use of technology, while the Leith-based tech company also engages in research and development to improve access to legal services.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Nominations are now invited for solicitors aspiring to join the Law Society of Scotland’s decision-making body, representing their colleagues in the Cupar, Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy constituency.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Scottish solicitors are invited to comment on the Scottish Government’s first iteration of an external wall appraisal form.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Scottish Parliament’s Criminal Justice Committee report into reforming the criminal justice sector is an important recognition of critical issues facing the sector and the urgency required for solutions.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Society's President has written to the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) encouraging continued collaboration and the need to acknowledge and show understanding of the increasing pressures on the profession during a period of rising Covid-19 cases.