Law Society news archive for July 2017
- Posts in July, 2017
The Society's Head of Careers and Outreach, Heather McKendrick, is inspired by the first group of applicants to Lawscot Foundation.
Law Society of Scotland charity the Lawscot Foundation is to provide support for eight young people from less advantaged backgrounds who are starting Scots law degrees this autumn.
HSBC is to extend membership of its conveyancing panel to allow firms regulated by the Society to apply for panel membership for purchase transactions in Scotland.
Commenting on the Supreme Court judgment that employment tribunal fees are unlawful, Stuart Naismith, Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Access to Justice Committee, said...
Scotland’s most senior judge, the Right Honorable Lord President of the Court of Session, Lord Carloway, will make the opening keynote address at this year’s Law Society of Scotland annual conference.
The UK Government has launched a consultation on how a new anti-money laundering supervisory body should operate and be funded.
Sarah Sutton, digital communications executive at the Law Society, talks about her bright idea to ensure international representation on the Society’s Council.
Commenting on the announcement that the Rt. Hon Lady Hale is to be appointed as president of the Supreme Court, Graham Matthews, President of the Law Society of Scotland, said...
Graham Matthew, President of the Law Society of Scotland, pays tribute to Lord McCluskey.
There are some dilemmas faced by those practising in-house that most dare not speak of. Not so our secret in-house lawyer. In the latest blog, they tackle a tricky question - who is your client?
Having been invited to speak at the Trainee and Newly Qualified Society’s (TANQ) summer social, Rob Marrs, our Head Education, reflects on the event's key content and encourages all new lawyers to get involved.
Cybersecurity risks can be particularly severe for solicitors – but simple steps will help to reduce the risk of cyber attacks, according to a new guide published by the Law Society of Scotland.