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Thinking about doing the diploma?

Head of education Rob Marrs has some advice for anyone applying to do the diploma.

The Society's comment on the UK's vote to leave the EU

Law Society president says Brexit vote marks the start of monumental change for the UK

Fake solicitor calling himself 'David Donald'

We’ve been alerted to a suspected scam where a member of the public has allegedly received correspondence from someone falsely claiming to be a solicitor called ‘David Donald’ based in Glasgow.

Stepping up from ordinary to honours without the horrors

Danielle McLean, a fourth year LLB student at the University of Edinburgh explains what it's like stepping up from ordinary to honours when doing a law degree.

Scottish legal profession tackles mental health issues

A new collaborative initiative to promote and support mental health and wellbeing in the Scottish legal community launches this week.

Time to review time limits on raising court actions

The Society believes clarity is needed on the current time limits for raising claims in court.

Voting open for in-house lawyers’ representative

Voting is open for the Law Society of Scotland In-house Lawyers Committee (ILC) Convener election and all in-house solicitors are being encouraged to make the most of their vote.

Brussels Agenda - June 2016

The latest news from the Law Societies' Brussels Office.

Group working in the diploma in legal practice

Samantha Stewart, who completed both her LLB and diploma at the University of Strathclyde, talks about the benefits of group working in the diploma and how to deal with the less positive stuff.

Nairn Academy pupils win national debating tournament

Caitlin Sherrett and Finlay Allmond from Nairn Academy have been crowned Scotland’s best young debaters after winning the final of the Law Society of Scotland’s Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament last night, Thursday 9 June.

The Society supports recommendation to raise age of criminal responsibility

Raising the age of criminal responsibility would bring consistency across Scots Law, according to the Law Society of Scotland. Scotland...

Law Society and Legal Hackers Scotland to host access to justice 'hackathon'

The Law Society of Scotland and Legal Hackers Scotland are inviting teams to gather round their laptops for the Law Society’s first ever access to justice 'hackathon'.

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