Law Society news archive for 2017
- Posts in 2017
This month's Lawscot News features the keynote speakers for our 2017 annual conference, our new guide to in-house secondments and much more.
Updates on the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill, the Public consultation on the United Kingdom’s future legal framework for imposing and implementing sanctions and the Draft Court Rules in relation to Protective Expenses Orders.
Due to a recent review of security across Scottish courts, all regular court users must wear visible photo/ID passes at all times within the Glasgow Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court building.
Scottish solicitor advocates and Scottish solicitors working overseas can put forward their nominations to join the Law Society of Scotland Council from noon on Wednesday, 12 July 2017.
With the Scottish Government’s Letting Agent Registration (Scotland) Regulations 2016 coming into 31 January 2018, we have provided our responses to frequently asked questions around the aspects of the regulations which will have the greatest impact on solicitors and their businesses.
With the Scottish Government’s Letting Agent Registration (Scotland) Regulations 2016 coming into effect next year, we have provided our responses to frequently asked questions around the aspects of the regulations which will have the greatest impact on our members and your businesses.
Susan Currie, a trainee solicitor at Cloch Solicitors, obtained her LLB from Glasgow Caledonian University and her Diploma from the University of Glasgow. Her traineeship has been based in a boutique corporate firm, focusing on Corporate, Commercial and Civil Litigation. She is due to qualify in August 2017.
John Brannigan studied at the University of Glasgow and completed his traineeship at Gallen & Co Solicitors. He now works at Russels Gibson McCaffrey Solicitors in Glasgow, specialising in all criminal and civil litigation matters.
Summer drinks at Scotland House; Are you based outside of London?; Your Council member needs you!
The UK Government has introduced new legislation which extends beneficial ownership registration requirements to Scottish limited partnerships and certain Scottish general partnerships
The Law Society of Scotland is working with representatives from across the UK’s legal sector to update anti-money laundering (AML) guidance, following changes brought about by the Money Laundering Regulations, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLRs), which have come into effect this week.