Law Society news archive for February 2018
- Posts in February, 2018
After calling for an urgent overhaul of Scotland’s legal aid system, we have welcomed today’s report by Martyn Evans which says Scotland needs to ‘rethink legal aid’ and needs a ‘fundamentally new approach’.
Deborah Dillon, EU Data Privacy and GDPR Executive Consultant at Atos, explains 'privacy by design' and 'privacy by default' and what this means for your organisation.
Legal graduates planning their next career steps can access information about the six Scottish Universities who provide the Diploma in Legal practice, using our Virtual Diploma Fair.
The Lawscot Foundation won the silver award in the ‘Most Innovative Development by an Association’ category in the 2018 European Association Awards.
A joint initiative to put Scotland’s legal services on the international map will be launched today.
Our Head of International, Katie Hay, explains what's behind the launch of Scottish Legal International and encourages firms with international aspirations to find out more.
A Judicial Factor has been appointed to Dalbeattie law firm, Austins LLP
As part of the Law Society’s Rules Review Project, regulations on admission as a solicitor are to be revised.
Scottish law firms have recently been targeted by a redemption statement scam when acting in sale or remortgage transactions.
We are aware of a potential scam where solicitor firms are receiving emails claiming to be from members of the public asking them to click a 'dropbox' link.
We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself 'James Strachen Solicitors' claiming to have an address at Carnoustie High Street in Angus.
We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself ‘Campbell Brown Legal Solicitors’ with a website claiming Campbell Brown is their ‘lead attorney’ and they ‘take cases all over the world’.