You are currently filtering for:
  • Posts in August, 2016
clear filters

Law Society of Scotland launches student associate initiative

The Law Society of Scotland is encouraging LLB and Diploma students and graduates across Scotland to sign up as its first ‘student associates’.

Building your support network (with a little help from your friends)

Charlotte Edgar, a second year trainee solicitor at Brodies LLP discusses the importance of building a supportive network at the beginning of your career.

Brussels Agenda - August 2016

The latest news from the Law Societies' Brussels Office.

Law Society seeks new CCBE representative

We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic representative to the UK delegation of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE).

Life in the fast lane - some tips for studying the accelerated LLB degree

Considering the accelerated LLB degree as an option for your route to becoming a solicitor? Christopher Murphy, who’s been there and got the t-shirt, explains some of the things to bear in mind.

Progressing your career as an in-house lawyer

Leigh Kirkpatrick, Legal Counsel in the Services Legal team at RBS, offers some pointers on how in-house lawyers can progress their career.

Transparency key to better informed and better protected consumers

The Society responds to the Competition and Markets Authority interim report on legal services market

Judicial Factor appointed to Paisley law firm

The Law Society of Scotland has successfully petitioned the Court of Session to appoint a Judicial Factor over Paisley legal practice, Robertson and Ross Solicitors Limited today, Friday 12 August 2016.

Equality and Diversity - meet our guest bloggers

Shona Simon, President of Employment Tribunals (Scotland) tells us about her career path and experiences.

August 2016 Bulletin

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

Law reform round up August 2016

New proposals to introduce a no-blame redress scheme for the healthcare sector, new police powers for stop and search, Investigatory Powers Bill and more.

Practising certificate renewal for Scottish solicitors opens this month

Scottish solicitors will be able to renew their practising certificate online from 25 August 2016, with 31 October set as the deadline for completing the process.

  • 1 (current)
  • 2