Law Society news archive for 2016
- Posts in 2016
Sara Scott, Vice Convener of the Society's In-house Lawyers' Committee looks at why and how in-house solicitors can learn to love LinkedIn and get more out of it by doing just four key things.
Caitlin Alexander, an LLB student at the University of Glasgow, make a case for capitalising on summer holidays to do the thighs you love.
Law Society president Eilidh Wiseman has paid tribute to past president Jock Smith (John Mitchell Melvin Smith WS), who passed away last week.
The Law Society of Scotland has questioned the benefit of giving police new powers to stop and search children and young people today, Monday 18 July.
The Children’s Hearings Improvement Partnership (CHIP) have published a new vision and values statement for the Children’s Hearings System, and are keen to get your views on this work, its content and its relevance.
We have urged the House of Lords to support proposals to protect confidentiality between lawyers and clients under the Investigatory Powers Bill, which begins its committee stage today, Monday 11 July.
Mark Thorley and Jim Stephenson, partners at Thorley Stephenson and members of the Law Society’s Legal Aid Committee, explain why they've completed the independent legal aid financial survey.
Read the latest news from the Scottish legal profession in our July 2016 Bulletin
Immigration and asylum tribunal fees, the minimum age of criminal responsibility, the proposed secondary market for pension annuities, and more.
There will be a number of vacancies for new solicitor members on the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT) later this year.