Law Society news archive for 2016
- Posts in 2016
We’re currently working with the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) to evaluate free wifi access for our members in courts across Scotland.
Pupils from schools across Scotland are preparing to debate the pros and cons of holding referendums when they take to the floor for the opening rounds of the Law Society of Scotland’s annual debating tournament.
We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself ‘Law TPM & Associates’, who have issued correspondence relating to legal services they claim to offer.
In advance of a Scottish Parliament debate on eradicating hate crime and prejudice, today, Wednesday, 9 November, the Law Society...
Dyslexia Awareness Week takes place from 7-12 November and this year’s theme ‘Dyslexia: did you know…?’ opens up discussions about how much organisations really understand about dyslexia, how it affects their staff and the support that’s available.
Law Society President Eilidh Wiseman and Dean of the Faculty of Advocates Gordon Jackson QC jointly commented on the High Court judgement on the role of the UK Parliament in invoking Article 50
Ryan McLaughlin, who’s currently studying the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow, explains why those entering into the diploma should be open minded about which subjects they choose.
Scottish Court Fees, the human rights implications of Brexit, brain injury and offending, and more.
The Law Society of Scotland has published its annual plan for 2016/17 featuring 30 key projects aimed at delivering year two of the Law Society’s five year strategy, Leading Legal Excellence.
The Law Society of Scotland will be hosting the first of a series of Brexit-themed seminars on Thursday 3 November with an expert panel from the Scottish legal profession and academic community.
Our Head of Education Rob Marrs explains how getting involved in debating, whether as a competitor or judge, can be incredibly rewarding. And more importantly, he explains how to win a debate.