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Details of brokerage of Master Policy from 1 January 2017

Details of how members can contact Lockton, the new broker of the Master Policy from 1 January 2017.

Fake calls from person claiming to be from the Law Society of Scotland - 22 December 2016

We’re aware of a potential scam where an individual claiming to be from the Law Society of Scotland has called law firms asking their staff to contact our chief executive on a mobile phone number given

Brussels Agenda - December 2016

The latest news from the Law Societies' Brussels Office.

Law Society of Scotland's statement on ‘Scotland’s Place in Europe’

Law Society President Eilidh Wiseman comments on the Scottish Government's paper on Scotland's future relationship with Europe

Glasgow Solicitor Alison Atack to be next Law Society of Scotland vice president

Glasgow solicitor Alison Atack has been confirmed as the Law Society of Scotland’s next vice president today, Friday, 16 December 2016.

Society comments on Scottish Government Budget

Scottish Government Budget raises concerns about sustainability of legal aid

Criminals sending fake bank letters to Lloyds customers - 14 December 2016

The UK’s national fraud and cybercrime reporting centre, ActionFraud, has warned that Lloyds customers should be on the lookout for a new sophisticated fraud involving fake bank letters.

Overcoming initial nerves to thrive during your diploma

Sarah Beattie, a student at the University of Dundee, explains how she got to grips with the challenge of tackling the diploma in professional legal practice.

International Human Rights Day 2016 - Blog

We speak to Professor Alan Miller, Special Envoy of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, on International Human Rights Day 2016

Law Society commences legal action against SLCC on ‘hybrid’ legal complaints

The Society has taken action to seek clarity on how certain types of legal complaints should be handled

School pupils storm through to debating tournament next round

School pupils from across Scotland successfully debated the pros and cons of holding referendums to win through to the next stage of the Law Society of Scotland’s national debating tournament.

December 2016 Lawscot News

Read the latest news from the Scottish legal profession in our December 2016 Lawscot News