Law Society news archive for 2019
- Posts in 2019
Glasgow-based solicitor John Frame has been announced as the Society's 2019 In-house Rising Star winner
This year’s annual student competition run by the Law Society in partnership with the Scottish Parliament invited students to look at significant legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament in its first 20 years of and how it has made a positive different to the lives of people of Scotland.
Our Chief Executive Lorna Jack looks at the importance of role models in encouraging equality in the legal profession.
Matthew Burton and Michael Dunn from Bearsden Academy have earned the title of Scotland’s best young debaters in the final of the Law Society of Scotland’s Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament, in the tournament's twentieth anniversary year.
Pupils from four Scottish schools are preparing for the final of this year’s Donald Dewar memorial debating tournament in its twentieth anniversary year.
Five newly qualified, in-house solicitors have been shortlisted for the 2019 Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star Award.
In our briefing issued to MSPs, we have warned that the Planning (Scotland) Bill is currently unworkable and risks adding significant additional costs on local authorities, developers and communities.
Our Head of International, Katie Hay, updates us on trade missions and other resources available for firms looking to expand into overseas markets.
Our policy committees have had a busy month responding to proposed changes in the law. Recent highlights include responses on succession law, vulnerable witnesses and environmental protections after Brexit!
Falkirk-based solicitor John Mulholland is the new President of the Law Society
Dame Elish Angiolini has been awarded Honorary Membership of the Law Society in its 70th year
A leading figure from a law association in Africa has chosen Scotland and its Law Society for a three-week executive internship in Scotland to learn lessons on how to build capacity in his home country.