Law Society news archive for March 2016
- Posts in March, 2016
The Law Society of Scotland is seeking feedback from law students, trainees and new lawyers on the support and services provided for trainee solicitors in Scotland and how they could be improved.
As part of the completion of the land register, the General Register of Sasines will close to new standard securities on 1 April 2016.
The Society has urged the SLCC to focus on its statutory core functions following publication of its draft strategy, budget and annual plan.
New legislation is needed to better protect consumers and allow the Scottish legal services market to thrive, says the Law Society.
62 new solicitors were admitted to the profession at the Law Society of Scotland’s latest Admission Ceremony which took place on Friday 18 March 2016 at the Signet Library in Edinburgh.
Law Society president Christine McLintock pays tribute to past president Norman Biggart CBE.
The Law Society's 67th Annual General Meeting will be held at 5.30pm, Thursday 26 May 2016 at the Law Society offices at Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh.
In the past we have issued alerts about bogus bank calls and emails. However, this week we have been made aware of a new variation which has been attempted in the Perth area and possibly elsewhere.
An email sent to residential property and personal tax solicitors about the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill
The Society has called on the UK Government to use the remaining stages of the Scotland Bill’s passage through parliament to ensure the Sewel convention is fully incorporated into law.