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Anti-money laundering guidance published

The Society has published new Anti-Money Laundering Guidance for our members.

New Council representation for international Scottish solicitors and solicitor advocates

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.

Financial benchmarking survey shows improving fortunes for smaller law firms

A survey of Scottish law firms’ finances has shown improving fortunes for smaller law firms.

Voting open for Law Society of Scotland Council elections

John Scott QC and President of the Society of Solicitor Advocates urges his fellow solicitor advocates to vote for their dedicated representative.

September 2017 Lawscot News

Our latest newsletter 'Lawscot News' for members is out now and jam-packed with the latest news and views and updates from the Law Society of Scotland.

EU Withdrawal Bill risks legislative competence of Scottish Parliament

The Law Society of Scotland has raised a series of concerns in advance of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill’s second reading at Westminster on Thursday, 7 September.

Voting open for Law Society of Scotland Council elections

Four solicitor advocates are competing to become the first ever Council representative for Scottish solicitor advocates and five Scottish solicitors who work outside of Great Britain are vying to become the Society’s first international Council member.

Professional practice updates - September 2017

Latest news and updates on C1 and C4 forms, lobbying guidance and video conferencing

Society launches survey on impact of legal aid

The Law Society of Scotland has launched an online survey to assess the impact of legal aid work in Scotland.

'No globalisation without representation' an international blog

Katie Hay, head of international at the Law Society, discusses our our work towards becoming a truly international world-class professional body and urges Scottish solicitors working internationally to get involved.

Judges wanted for national debating tournament 2017/2018

The Law Society of Scotland is calling for people with an interest in debating to sign up as judges for the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament 2017/18.

Rona Plowman trainee blog

Rona is a first year trainee solicitor at BBM Solicitors in Wick, Caithness. Her first seat is Residential Conveyancing. Rona grew up in Wick and attended Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen for her LLB and Diploma.