Law Society news archive for 2019
- Posts in 2019
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.
The Society's President John Mulholland pays tribute to Past President Denys Andrews
Jamie Apted, winner of the Rising Star Award at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019 tells us how his positive contributions to the profession helped him win prestigious award.
Revenue Scotland will be upgrading the online tax collection system, known as SETS (Scottish Electronic Tax System) in July. This will affect the submission of Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) returns.
Our policy committees have had a busy month responding to proposed changes in the law. Recent highlights include comments on the Planning (Scotland) Bill, Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill and more!
Consultation presents opportunity to create a fairer and simpler legal aid system
Managing director of Scullion LAW, Nicolas Scullion describes how their dedication to the community resulted in their scooping of the Commitment to the Community Award at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019.
The Scottish Government has pledged to consult on possible reforms after recognising the main Roberton recommendation to create a wholly new regulatory body had “polarised” views.
Alongside a number of Law Society colleagues, Rob Marrs, our Head of Education, joined The Glass Network and CMS at Edinburgh Pride on Saturday.
Elaine Lorimer, Chief Executive of Revenue Scotland provides an update on the upgrade to the Scottish Electronic Tax System planned for July.