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Society comments on law firm Morisons LLP entering administration

The Society has commented on the announcement that Morisons LLP has gone into administration

New anti-money laundering committee

A brand new regulatory anti-money laundering (AML) sub committee is being set up to ensure that the Law Society can meet its increasing statutory obligations as a responsible and effective AML regulator.

Time to recharge debate around administrative justice

Our President Alison Atack has called for a recharge in the debate around administrative justice at a stakeholder event, Shaping the Future of Administrative Justice in Scotland; Where do we go from here? held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 27 March.

Opportunities to join Law Society Council now open

Scottish solicitors from both the east and west coasts are being invited to stand for nomination to the Law Society of Scotland’s Council.

Celebrating in-house rising stars

Do you know an in-house legal star? Nominations for the 2019 In-house Rising Star Award are now open.

What’s the latest with Scotland’s Land Information Service?

Calum Shepherd, Service Owner for Scotland’s Land Information Service (ScotLIS) at Registers of Scotland (RoS), keeps us up to date with the latest developments on the service.

Develop your career with a mentor

The team behind PLD, who provide our mentoring platform software, explain the many benefits of being a mentee when you're trying to meet a professional goal, and why you should consider signing up to our career development mentoring scheme.

Design thinking - how to make it work for you

As the popularity of design thinking in business gathers momentum Craig Allan, Legal Counsel in the Outsourcing, Technology & IP legal team at RBS, discusses what it means and how it can be applied to legal services.

Review of mental health law a step in the right direction

We welcome the Ministerial announcement of an independent review of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.

Road traffic accident referral scheme

One of our solicitor members has reported being the subject of a scam, involving a road traffic accident referral arrangement in the hope that other Scottish solicitors will not fall foul of the same or similar fraud.

Why you should choose Street Law

Neil Brannigan, a second-year law student at the University of Stirling explains why Street Law is a fantastic outreach opportunity to become involved with while studying law.

58 new solicitors welcomed to profession

Our first Admissions Ceremony of the year took place at the Signet Library in Edinburgh this morning with 58 new solicitors being admitted to the profession.

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