Law Society responds to CMA report on legal services in Scotland

The Society responds to the Competition and Markets Authority report on legal services in Scotland

Homeworking hacks: our starter for 10

What do you need to think about as a colleague, manager or leader to help manage stress, increase mood and motivation when you’re working from home? Here's our starter for 10.

Coronavirus update

We are working with partners in the Scottish legal sector and closely monitoring official advice and updates from Scottish Government and NHS to ensure that we are acting in accordance with the latest guidance to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, members and stakeholders.

Lexfactor postponed

In light of current circumstances, we have made the difficult decision to postpone Lexfactor. Lorna Jack, chief executive explains.

Philip Rodney introduces Argyll Cycle

Philip Rodney will take to the stage this Thursday, in his latest role as Lexfactor Master of Ceremonies. In the run up to the event, Philip interviews the first (in alphabetical order only) Lexfactor band, Argyll Cycle.

Public policy highlights

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.

Collaboration with ICO set to benefit legal tech sector

Scotland’s legal tech sector is set to benefit from support from the Information Commissioner Office in developing innovative solutions to ensure GDPR compliance.

International Women's Day 2020

For International Women's Day 2020, we asked some of our members to tell us about the women in law who have inspired them during their career.

Face the future for the next 100 years of women in law

Members of the Scottish legal community are invited to face the future and have their pictures taken as part of a global photography project showcasing the future of women in law. The photo shoot will be held between 11am and 3pm on Friday 6 March at the Law Society of Scotland’s Edinburgh office in the run up to International Women’s Day .

Annual competition for risk management bright ideas commences

Annual competition for risk management bright ideas commences

LexFactor Battle judges announced

Scotland's Lord President will head up the panel of judges for the LexFactor battle of the bands on 12 March.

New court rules in personal injury actions

New procedural rules are to apply in the Court of Session and must be followed in certain personal injury actions with effect from 1 March 2020.