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Collaboration with ICO set to benefit legal tech sector

Scotland’s legal tech sector is set to benefit from support from the Information Commissioner Office in developing innovative solutions to ensure GDPR compliance.

International Women's Day 2020

For International Women's Day 2020, we asked some of our members to tell us about the women in law who have inspired them during their career.

Face the future for the next 100 years of women in law

Members of the Scottish legal community are invited to face the future and have their pictures taken as part of a global photography project showcasing the future of women in law. The photo shoot will be held between 11am and 3pm on Friday 6 March at the Law Society of Scotland’s Edinburgh office in the run up to International Women’s Day .

Annual competition for risk management bright ideas commences

Annual competition for risk management bright ideas commences

LexFactor Battle judges announced

Scotland's Lord President will head up the panel of judges for the LexFactor battle of the bands on 12 March.

New court rules in personal injury actions

New procedural rules are to apply in the Court of Session and must be followed in certain personal injury actions with effect from 1 March 2020.

Law Society President and Chief Executive take to the stage for 'LexFactor' fundraiser

Top musical talent from across Scotland’s legal profession have signed up to take part in the first LexFactor battle of the bands to support the Lawscot Foundation.

TCSP thematic review report

The legal sector’s provision of Trust or Company services has been identified as an inherently high risk area of business and as such, the area of focus for our first thematic review - the results of which have now been published.

Take a virtual tour of diploma providers

Planning on starting the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice in 2020? Take a tour of our virtual diploma fair to check out what's on offer from the six Scottish providers to consider all of your options.

Donald Dewar Memorial Debate Tournament 2019/20

Teams through to the semi-final of our national schools' debating tournament.

Law Society accredits first non-lawyer legal technology specialist

Legal technology expert Steve Dalgleish has been awarded Accredited Legal Technologist status by the Law Society.

Final year LLB survey 2020

We have launched a survey to understand more about the career aspirations of current law students and solicitors of the future. Whether you hope to become a solicitor or not, we would like to hear from all final year law students, to understand more about your career choices.