Law Society news archive for 2017
- Posts in 2017
Our committees have been working on a number of Scottish Parliament and UK Parliamentary Bills and consultations including the Proposed Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill, Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill and Brexit.
Lorna Jack, Chief Executive of the Law Society of Scotland, has commented on the announcement that Pagan Osborne has gone into administration.
Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer in our education, training and qualifications team, explains all about our new student:trainee mentoring scheme.
Charlotte White is currently undertaking the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Dundee having obtained an LLB in Scots and English Law in 2016. Here she talks about her experience as a Hearings Intern at the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
The Law Society of Scotland has said that it will be critically important for the UK Government and EU Commission to consider the needs of litigants with cases going before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) prior to Brexit.
Katie Wood, Head of Admissions, explains the benefits of taking on a trainee in-house.
A law firm received a telephone call this week from someone claiming to be Jonathan Leslie, Digital Fraud Strategy Relationship Manager from Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh.
The Law Society of Scotland has joined the widespread show of support for human rights solicitor Aamer Anwar, following a series of abusive messages in response to his eye witness account of last week’s terror attack in Barcelona.
Fraser Hudghton, head of in-house member engagement, celebrates the recent acceptance of our application to become a member of In-house Counsel Worldwide (ICW).
Andrew Scott, Outreach and Research Officer in the Law Society of Scotland CPD & Training team, explains the value of interdisciplinary knowledge for legal professionals.
Ahead of our annual conference on Tuesday 19 September, Adrian Ward, consultant at TC Young and honorary lifetime member of the Law Society of Scotland, reflects on a career in which just conscientiously “fulfilling the basic role of the solicitor” has helped make the law serve society better, nationally and internationally.
The Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT) has found former solicitor David Nightingale guilty of professional misconduct in connection with acts of dishonesty in relation to client funds, in the course of his work at a Coatbridge-based firm.