Law Society news archive for 2016
- Posts in 2016
We interviewed some of the students involved in Street Law about what they were expecting from the programme and how it has helped to develop their skills.
Recent Court of Session decision on categorisation of a complaint against a law firm has raised issues in how complaints against lawyers should be handled.
On 4 August 2016, the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.25% which is a historic low.
John is a trainee solicitor at Brodies LLP. John grew up in Coatbridge, in North Lanarkshire, and attended the University of Glasgow for his LLB, spending time abroad at the Universities of Toronto, Connecticut and Cagliari.
John Brannigan studied at the University of Glasgow and completed his traineeship at Gallen & Co Solicitors.
The Law Society of Scotland is encouraging LLB and Diploma students and graduates across Scotland to sign up as its first ‘student associates’.
Charlotte Edgar, a second year trainee solicitor at Brodies LLP discusses the importance of building a supportive network at the beginning of your career.
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).
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.
Leigh Kirkpatrick, Legal Counsel in the Services Legal team at RBS, offers some pointers on how in-house lawyers can progress their career.