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First applications to 'life-changing' Lawscot Foundation

The Society's Head of Careers and Outreach, Heather McKendrick, is inspired by the first group of applicants to Lawscot Foundation.

First awards offered by Lawscot Foundation to ‘inspirational’ candidates

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 to extend conveyancing panel in Scotland

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.

Society welcomes Supreme Court judgment on 'unlawful' employment tribunal fees

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...

Law Society of Scotland annual conference: For the greater good

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.

UK Government consultation: anti-money laundering supervisory review

The UK Government has launched a consultation on how a new anti-money laundering supervisory body should operate and be funded.

Bringing the world to ‘world-class’

Sarah Sutton, digital communications executive at the Law Society, talks about her bright idea to ensure international representation on the Society’s Council.

Lady Hale appointed as President of Supreme Court

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...

Law Society tribute to Lord McCluskey

Graham Matthew, President of the Law Society of Scotland, pays tribute to Lord McCluskey.

Secret in-house lawyer: who is your client?

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?

Legal education: fit for purpose?

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.

New guide for Scottish solicitors sets out how to avert cyber attacks

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.

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