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How employers can get practically involved with social mobility

Olivia Parker, Interim Head of Careers & Outreach at the Law Society of Scotland, shares two key takeaways on how employers can practically get engaged with social mobility.

Consultation on proposed changes to the Accounts rules

Members of the legal profession are invited to give their views on proposed changes to the accounts rules in advance of the Law Society's 2019 annual general meeting on 30 May.

Nominate your in-house rising stars!

In-house Lawyers Committee member, David Boag, solicitor at Glasgow City Council and one of this year’s judges, explains why the In-house Rising Star Award is so important in celebrating emerging in-house talent.

Charity legislation needs wider reform

We have called for a wider review of charity law in our response to a Scottish Government consultation

Roadshow to grow level of specialist employee ownership advice for businesses in Scotland

The Law Society has joined forces with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) and Co-operative Development Scotland to to raise awareness of the important role professional advisers play in informing clients about employee ownership as a business succession model.

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.