Law Society signs Brewin Dolphin as wealth management partner

Leading investment and financial planning firm Brewin Dolphin is to join the Law Society's exclusive partnership programme, providing expertise and support for Scottish solicitors and their clients.

Some online services will be unavailable from 5pm 18 July until 9am 20 July

Some of our online services will be unavailable from 5pm 18 July until 9am 20 July

UK Government white paper: blueprint or just more red tape?

Katie Hay, our Head of International, examines if the recently published UK Government White Paper provides a blueprint for the next stage of Brexit negotiations in her blog.

Orkney solicitor wins seat on Law Society Council

Orkney solicitor Serena Sutherland has become the newest member of the Law Society of Scotland Council.

Public policy highlights

Our policy committees have had a busy month analysing and responding to proposed changes in the law to positively influence the creation of a fairer and more just society.

Innovation in the law: what do students need to know?

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society of Scotland, discusses Legal Cheek's recent event for students hosted by Pinsent Masons, focusing on how innovation in technology is changing the face of the profession.

Our support for Scottish Government's Consumer Scotland

We have expressed our support for the Scottish Government’s plans to establish a single consumer body, Consumer Scotland.

Exciting opportunity in Brussels for trainee solicitors

Our Brussels office is offering UK trainee solicitors a unique opportunity to undertake a six month secondment starting in September 2018.

Glasgow trainee solicitor wins Innovation Cup

Glasgow trainee solicitor Daryl Jarvis is the first ever winner of the Innovation Cup, a competition run jointly by Law Society of Scotland, Master Policy Insurers, RSA and brokers, Lockton.

What's it like to join a committee?

Gregor Watt, trainee solicitor at Lloyds Banking Group plc, explains how he became a member of the In-house Lawyer's Committee member and discuss his first steps into the team.

Countdown to AML registration deadline for Scotland’s law firms

Law firms in Scotland are urged to complete the new, compulsory anti money laundering (AML) registration process before 26 June 2018.

The benefits of presenting skills

Our Careers Development Officer, Darren Kerr, talks about the value of good presentation skills and urges young professionals to take part in our upcoming event on presenting.