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Have you thought about becoming a mentor or mentee?

Are you enthusiastic, passionate and have a desire to make a difference and help people? Why not consider becoming a mentor in 2019 and share your experience, skills and knowledge to encourage and support a mentee.

Former Citizens Advice director set to lead Society's regulatory work

Craig Cathcart, senior lecturer at Queen Margaret University’s Business School, has been appointed convener of the Law Society’s Regulatory Committee.

Nominations for honorary membership invited as part of Law Society’s 70th year celebrations

We are inviting nominations for honorary membership of the Society for outstanding service for the public good by a Scottish solicitor.

Amanda Millar to be next Law Society vice president

Perth solicitor Amanda Millar has been confirmed as the Law Society of Scotland’s next vice president today, Friday 14 December 2018.

UK Supreme Court rules that Scottish Parliament Continuity Bill cannot become law

Law Society comments on Supreme Court ruling on the Continuity Bill

AML Certificate... According to Fraser

Earlier this year, firms covered by the scope of the 2017 Regulations completed the AML registration process and as the next major step as a Professional Body Supervisor, those same firms are required to complete a compulsory questionnaire, the AML Certificate. Fraser Sinclair, our AML Auditor explains how he came to be involved and why it's so important.

Two nominations for the Law Society of Scotland vice president

Amanda Millar and Paul Matthews have been nominated to become the next vice president of the Law Society of Scotland.

Law Society staff raise £8669 for Ovarian Cancer Action

Marathon relays, walking the Water of Leith in the snow and numerous bake sales, are just a few of the fundraising activities Law Society of Scotland staff have undertaken to raise a total of £8669 over the last year for Ovarian Cancer Action.

61 new solicitors welcomed to profession

61 new solicitors were admitted to the profession at our latest Admission Ceremony which took place today at the Signet Library in Edinburgh.

Five new solicitor advocates welcomed

Five Scottish solicitors, admitted by our Council as solicitor advocates with extended rights of audience, have been introduced to the Court at a ceremony on Thursday 15 November 2018.

Let's talk about stress

Our Head of High Street Engagement, Katie McKenna, shares her personal experience of stress and calls for employers and employees to look stress in the face and take positive action.

Update on proposed rule change and CPD requirements for Solicitor Advocates

Proposed rule changes which aim to improve the solicitor advocate application process and continuing quality assurance, remain under consideration and accordingly the proposed CPD requirement will not go ahead in the 2018/19 practice year.