Law Society news archive for 2016
- Posts in 2016
Proposed Football Act (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill, the impacts of Brexit on Justice and Security and the Future of Forestry in Scotland and more.
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Ruthven Gemmell has been elected as president of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe
The Law Society of Scotland picked up the Leading Light Innovation award at the recently-held inaugural Scottish Cyber Awards in Edinburgh.
The Law Society of Scotland has praised the Scottish Government for taking a ‘ground breaking’ approach in its new plan, ‘A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People’.
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s proposed criminal procedure reforms for the introduction of a new domestic abuse offence and warned that the courts may have to anticipate the need for additional resources.
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed plans to raise the age of criminal responsibility following a statement in the...
The Society has responded to the publication of the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s annual report which shows a drop in legal aid spending.
In light of recent reported cases, we would like to remind members that we have guidance on the terms of Rule B1.5, Proper Instructions, namely that a member must be satisfied when taking instructions from a client that the client does in fact have capacity to give instructions in relation to that matter.
Emily is a first-year trainee from Brodies LLP. Her first seat is in the Commercial Services Division. Emily obtained her LLB and Diploma from the University of Dundee.
John Brannigan studied at the University of Glasgow and completed his traineeship at Gallen & Co Solicitors.