How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Pupils from 32 teams from schools across Scotland are through to the second stage of our annual Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

New figures showing over 90% client satisfaction with Scottish solicitors represent a ‘huge vote of confidence’ in the profession.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Philip Lafferty, Susan Murray and Sheila Webster have been nominated as 2023/24 president elect of the Law Society of Scotland.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Scottish Civil Justice Committee’s (SCJC) consultation on rules covering the mode of attendance at court hearings is premature and without a solid evidence base to inform the proposed rules, according to our response.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The next introductory course for prospective solicitor advocates, run by the Society of Solicitor Advocates, will take place on Friday, 14 January via Zoom.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The majority of private practice firms in Scotland appear to have overcome the negative economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, our recent survey has found.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The number of traineeships begun in the last practice year totaled 744, a significant increase on the 434 started in the previous practice year, our latest figures show.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has provided an update on Court Guidance, for the Supreme Courts, Sheriff Courts and Justice of the Peace Courts, effective from Monday 15 November.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Diane McGiffen will be appointed as our new chief executive. She succeeds Lorna Jack, who will leave after 13 years at the professional body of Scottish solicitors.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

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.

How fair is your traineeship recruitment pipeline

Our President, Ken Dalling, calls for an explanation after reports of a solicitor being removed from Edinburgh Sheriff Court