Law Society news archive for September 2017
- Posts in September, 2017
A former intern and her employer talk about their experience of an in-house summer internship and why you should give it a go.
Tim Musson, Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Privacy Law Committee, explains why the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is all-important for law firms.
Charlotte White is currently undertaking the part-time Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Dundee having obtained an LLB in Scots and English Law in 2016. Here she talks about why she chose the part-time Diploma and would encourage others to consider it as an option.
Janet Rieu-Clarke, our in-house Accredited Paralegal, explains the path that led her to new role at the Society and the rationale behind the new accredited paralegal status.
Alison Fitzsimons, Associate Director with Tilney in Scotland explains what the residence nil rate band, which was introduced in April 2017, means for inheritance planning.
In line with the Scottish Government’s Justice Digital Strategy and in anticipation of proposals to redesign and modernise summary justice in Scotland following the Evidence and Procedure Review, the Society is looking closely at issues relating to technology in the justice system.
The Law Society of Scotland has said that healthcare needs in Scotland should be considered alongside those of the UK as a whole, as part of ongoing Brexit negotiations.
The Society has published new Anti-Money Laundering Guidance for our members.
Two brand new seats on the Law Society of Scotland Council have been filled by a Scottish solicitor working in Brussels and a solicitor advocate based in Fife.
A survey of Scottish law firms’ finances has shown improving fortunes for smaller law firms.
John Scott QC and President of the Society of Solicitor Advocates urges his fellow solicitor advocates to vote for their dedicated representative.