Law Society news archive for October 2016
- Posts in October, 2016
The Scottish Court and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has announced changes to some of its fee payment arrangements and gift policy, which may affect solicitors.
Laurin Campbell, a trainee solicitor at Brodies, explains how law firms can take the initiative in supporting their staff's wellbeing and why new lawyers in particular should take advantage of what their employers make available.
The Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 comes into forces on 1 November 2016. As a result, the Scottish Court and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has provided clarification of their expectations for additional documentary evidence required for applications for confirmation.
Law Society of Scotland staff have raised a total of £9,040 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust over the past year.
The In-house Lawyers Committee (ILC) is recruiting up to five new members - here's why you should apply!
The Society launches its technology audit report at Technology and Cybercrime conference
Lyn Ajanaku an LLB Law with English Law student at the University of Aberdeen discusses the challenges and opportunities presented to those who choose to study law as a mature student.
We are aware that Scottish law firms are being contacted as part of an ongoing scam relating to a VAT register.
The Law Society of Scotland has said that that consideration will be needed to ensure that the service provided by Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) service and others is accessible and inclusive for all members of society.
The Law Society of Scotland has co-signed a statement from the CCBE condemning attempts to reinstate the death penalty in Turkey.
Susannah Pencovich, a newly-qualified solicitor based in Edinburgh and specialising in property and private Client work, discusses the benefits to new lawyers of taking up a relaxing hobby.
If you want to enhance your career, develop your skills or just give back your profession, there are lots of different personal and professional development opportunities at the Law Society.