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Act of Adjournal – Representation in the High Court of the Justiciary

Member's views sought by 4pm, Friday 4 March on proposed Act of Adjournal

SSDT publishes annual report

The Law Society of Scotland prosecuted 31 cases of misconduct before the independent Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal in 2014-2015.

Trainee solicitors to benefit from new Living Wage requirement

Trainee solicitors across Scotland are set to benefit after the Law Society of Scotland agreed an increase to both its recommended and mandatory minimum pay rates.

Law Society comment on SCTS review

The Law Society comments on the publication on the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service Evidence and Procedure Review - Next Steps

10 tips for writing a first class LLB dissertation

Stuart McRobbie, a diploma student at the University of Dundee offers his top 10 tips for writing an LLB dissertation that will hit the mark with your marker.

Changes to practice rules and constitution

Changes to solicitor practice rules and to our constitution to take effect from 1 September 2016.

Brussels Agenda - February 2016

The latest news from the Law Societies' Brussels Office.

Time flies when you’re doing a law degree

Miranda Hughes, a second year graduate entry LLB student at Strathclyde University, discusses study techniques, advice for gaining experience and making applications.

EU proposals for TV, music and sport subscriptions too timid says Law Society

Proposed EU legislation allowing holiday makers travelling in Europe to access online content, such as digital film and TV services, has come under scrutiny from the Law Society of Scotland.

Proposed healthcare whistleblower should have power to compel public bodies to act

The Society responds to proposals for a new healthcare whistleblower role.

Law Society of Scotland welcomes recommendations to protect legal professional privilege in investigatory powers bill

The Law Society has welcomed recommendations in the House of Lords and House of Commons Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill report published today, Thursday, 11 February.

Gender equality - but what about the men?

Rob Marrs, Head of Education at the Society, addresses the rarely addressed question of gender equality in the legal profession for men.

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