Law Society news archive for July 2019
- Posts in July, 2019
Support Team of the Year prove that hard work, innovation and research can reap rewards.
Revenue Scotland have now upgraded the online tax collection system, known as SETS. We are aware that users are experiencing difficulties with the new system and have some suggested workarounds from our Tax Law Sub-Committee convener, Isobel d'Inverno and Property Law Convener, Deborah Lovell.
Our policy committees have had a busy month responding to proposed changes in the law. Recent highlights include comments on the regulation of short-term lets, online harms and more.
Our policy executives, Gillian Mawdsley and Alison McNab, discuss the Scottish Government's proposals to regulate the short-term letting market.
Law Society President welcomes the announcement that Lord Reed is to become President of the Supreme Court in 2020.
Duncan Milne, Trainee solicitor at Blackadders tells us how use of social media has resulted in upturn in fortunes
The career ready programme gave Taylor a unique opportunity to work with the Law Society of Scotland.
A memorandum of understanding to make sure there is a lead regulator for AML supervision where firms have a presence both in Scotland and in England and Wales has been agreed, primarily based on the location of law firms’ registered offices.
Artwork created by Glasgow-based solicitor Graham Mitchell and ten-year-old Helena Xu has been selected as commemorative covers for the July edition of the Journal magazine which marks the Law Society of Scotland's platinum anniversary.
Claire McFadzean, Lecturer in Law at Glasgow Caledonian University tell us how their law clinic looks to widen legal access and provide a learning experience to young people.
We are asking Scottish law firms to help us better understand the costs of regulatory compliance by completing a short online survey.
A tool designed to help solicitors when preparing to terminate commercial leases at the end of their contractual term, is the brainchild of an Edinburgh solicitor who has won this year’s Innovation Cup.