Law Society news archive for 2017
- Posts in 2017
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.
A "whole of governance" approach is needed following the introduction of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, the first of eight Brexit Bills, which sets out how EU-derived law will be incorporated into UK law following the repeal the 1972 European Communities Act on the day of exit.
Glasgow-based solicitor Alison Greer has been found guilty of professional misconduct and has been struck off the roll of solicitors by the Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal.