Law Society news archive for February 2016
- Posts in February, 2016
Local school pupils have battled their way to the semi-finals of the Law Society of Scotland’s national debating tournament after arguing the cases for and against paying compensation for historical injustices.
The Society is seeking solicitors’ views on the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission's draft operating plan and budget for 2016-17.
Ten solicitors are among the first appointed to the new judicial office of summary sheriff, created under the 2014 Courts...
Plans to include video-conference communications with MSPs in the Lobbying Bill will improve transparency says the Law Society of Scotland.
Lobbying Bill, the Transport Bill, the Health and Tobacco Bill, Trade Union Bill (see below), the Transplant Bill, and more.
Scottish solicitors, paralegals and other legal services professionals can now benefit from new guides aimed at helping them have a smooth return to work after maternity, shared-parental or adoption leave.
The Law Society of Scotland has launched a survey looking for Scottish solicitors’ views on the impact of local courts closures across Scotland.
Read the latest news from the Scottish legal profession in our February 2016 Bulletin
Law Matters keeps MSPs and parliamentary staff abreast of the Society's work at the Scottish, UK and European parliaments, highlighting key issues about the justice system and legal profession.
Addressing the Society’s Council on Friday 29 January 2016, The Lord President set out his vision for courtrooms ‘fit for the 21st century'.
The Property Standardisation Group and the Law Society of Scotland Residential Project have launched a suite of style dispositions tailored to residential transactions.
After graduating from Durham University with a degree in German and Spanish, Kathryn returned to her native Edinburgh for the LLB and Diploma. Now a second-year trainee at Brodies, she spent her first two seats in Commercial Property and Insurance & Risk litigation.