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Mooting whilst studying a law degree: is it worth it?

David Meiklejohn, second year LLB student at the University of Glasgow, talks about how mooting alongside studying the law allows you to enhance your skills.

Brussels Agenda - January 2018

Read the January edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Law Society proposes radical reform to legal services regulation

Our submission to the regulation of legal services review outlines the case for radical change, including a simplified complaints system and proposals to address the growing unregulated sector.

Increase in traineeships offered by sole practitioners and in Highlands and Islands

Our latest figures reveal the number of traineeships registered in the last practice year and trends over recent years.

Scottish solicitors endorse proposed changes to practice rules

Members endorsed our proposed amendments to practice rules on anti-money laundering practices and incidental financial business at our 2018 SGM.

Three steps to tackle your next presentation

Gavin Brown, director at Speak with Impact, gives his top tips for preparing for presentations with some help from Woodrow Wilson.

New rights for suspects present funding challenge

New legislation provides right for all suspects held at police stations to request legal advice

Consultation on proposed changes to practice rules

We are inviting responses from members on proposed changes to current conflict of interest practice rules.

Concerns raised at plans for inflation-busting SLCC budget

The SLCC has published its draft budget and levy for 2018-19

Public policy highlights

Our policy committees have had a busy month analysing and responding to proposed changes in the law to positively influence the creation of a fairer and more just society.

Weapons handling and travelling the world

Lieutenant Colonel Eugene-Paul Grant explains what it's like to be an in-house solicitor in the British Army Legal Services team.

Graham Matthews comments on the appointment of the new Chair of the SLCC

Graham Matthews comments on the appointment of Jim Martin as the new Chair of the SLCC.

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