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Three things law students should know (that you won’t read in a university prospectus)

Sara Ford, a recent graduate of the University of Aberdeen, reveals what all prospective law students should know - including how best to handle your relationship with Judge Judy.

Moving from the LLB to the Diploma

Rona Macleod, a Diploma student at the University of Glasgow, explains what to expect when transitioning from LLB to Diploma.

Fake solicitor calling themselves 'MB Norman Solicitors'

We’re aware of an attempt by scammers to pose as a law firm called ‘MB Norman Solicitors’.

Ashurst LLP sign up to support schools legal education initiative

International law firm Ashurst has signed up to support the Law Society of Scotland’s Street Law programme in schools across the country.

Brussels Agenda - April 2016

The latest news from the Law Societies' Brussels Office.

Law Society welcomes Lady Dorrian appointment as Lord Justice Clerk

A comment from Christine McLintock, President of the Law Society of Scotland, on the announcement that the Rt. Hon Lady Dorrian QC is to be Scotland’s new Lord Justice Clerk.

Clarity needed on proposals to create offence of domestic abuse

Clarity is needed on proposals for a new law of domestic abuse if it is to help those affected by either physical or psychological abuse, says the Law Society of Scotland.

Why do young women leave their jobs?

Rob Marrs, Head of Education at the Society, seeks answers to the question of why women exit the legal profession in the 20s and 30s.

Investigatory Powers Bill could breach client confidentiality and break EU law

The Law Society of Scotland has warned that despite moves to protect client communications with solicitors, the UK Government’s Investigatory Powers Bill could still fall short.

The Society tenders for The Journal Magazine contract

Opportunity for contract publishers with experience in professional services magazines.

April 2016 Bulletin

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

New Employment Tribunal system must preserve public recognition and respect

The Law Society of Scotland has raised a number of concerns about Scottish Government proposals for devolution of the Employment Tribunal system in Scotland.

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