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New guidance on advising clients on alternative dispute resolution

The Law Society of Scotland is to publish new guidance for solicitors on advising clients about dispute resolution options.

Brussels office updates - family law (August)

The Brussels office produces monthly updates on the latest developments in subject specific areas.

Law Society alarmed by lawyers' arrests in Istanbul

The Law Society of Scotland joins with colleagues at the International Bar Association and other bar associations world-wide to voice extreme concern over the unlawful arrest of a significant number of lawyers at Çağlayan Court in Istanbul, Turkey on 11 June 2013, during a peaceful demonstration.

Society warns against penalising innocent blue badge holders

The Law Society of Scotland has warned that proposals to reform the blue badge system risk unfairly penalising innocent disabled people whose blue badges are misused through no fault of their own.

Law Society Council agrees to consider fair access campaign proposals

Law Society of Scotland Council members have today, Friday, 22 March, congratulated the Campaign for Fair Access to the Legal Profession (CFALP) for bringing forward detailed reform proposals and have agreed to give the plans more thorough consideration through its Education and Training Committee.