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Spotlight on new lawyers groups: Connections

In the latest in our series looking at networking groups for new lawyers, we caught up with Connections Chief Executive Alexander Lamley who explained what the group has to offer.

Solicitors subject to new letting agent regulations

Solicitors regulated by the Law Society of Scotland will not have to duplicate work to meet requirements set by a new code of conduct for letting agents.

Shaping new law – Law Society launches latest video

How the Law Society of Scotland helps to shape the law is the focus of the organisation’s latest video, launched today, 14 January.

Local pupils to debate compensation for historical injustice in Law Society tournament

Pupils from schools across Scotland are getting ready to debate the pros and cons of paying compensation for historical injustices in the second round of the Law Society of Scotland’s national debating tournament.

Why gender equality isn’t just an issue for women

Rob Marrs, Head of Education at the Society, argues that we can no longer pigeonhole gender inequality as an issue to be dealt with solely by women.

January 2016 Bulletin

Read the latest news from the Scottish legal profession in our January 2016 Bulletin.

Law Society welcomes retention of Scottish Agricultural Wages Board

The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the announcement from Rural Affairs Secretary, Richard Lochhead, that the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board is to be retained.

Law reform round up January 2016

Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill, Lobbying (Scotland) Bill, and more.

Professional Practice Updates - January 2016

We would like to draw members’ attention to an amendment to the Council of Mortgage Lenders’ (CML) Handbook, which is due to be published in the online version of the Handbook on 1 February 2016.

Trainee blog - Letitia Longworth

Letitia is another of our trainee bloggers from Brodies LLP. Originally from York, Letitia obtained her first degree in English from the University of St Andrews, and her LLB and Diploma from the University of Edinburgh.

NQ blog - January 2016: Setting New Year career goals

John Brannigan studied at the University of Glasgow and completed his traineeship at Gallen & Co Solicitors.

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