Law Society news archive for February 2017
- Posts in February, 2017
Society comments on plans to reform summary court practice
Scott King, accelerated LLB student at Glasgow University, explains what to expect on the accelerated LLB and gives advice on how to get through it.
Street Law, an education programme for pupils at Scottish schools in disadvantaged areas, has taken home the title of Best Training Initiative at the prestigious European Association Awards.
In the first part of a two-part series, Vlad Valiente explains how Midlothian Council weighed up the potential pros and cons of bringing more legal work back in-house.
Lorna Stephen, a diploma graduate from the University of Edinburgh who will start a traineeship at Standard Life in September 2017, explains how any skill – in her case dancing – can be transferred and applied in a work context.
New report on legal aid shows some of the smallest firms are carrying out legal aid work at a loss
The Society has received an application to create a new category for accreditation of ‘regulation of professional conduct’ and we are keen to measure interest from potential applicants.
Stephen Parker from Tilney highlights the recent ruling from The Court of Appeal in relation to bankruptcy and pensions.
A law firm based in Inverness has received calls from a ‘Brian Johnston’ claiming to be from the ‘Bankline Fraud team’.
We’ve been made aware that Scottish law firms have recently been targeted by a new email scam.