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New solicitors at Law Society Admission Ceremony

106 new solicitors were welcomed to the profession at the Law Society of Scotland’s latest Admission Ceremony, which took place on Friday 15 June 2018 at the Signet Library in Edinburgh.

Sarah is a rising star

Glasgow solicitor Sarah Haig has been named as the Law Society of Scotland’s In-house Rising Star 2018.

2018 In-house Rising Star Award finalists

Three newly qualified members of the Scottish legal in-house community have been shortlisted as finalists of the 2018 Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star Award.

£15 voucher for telling us what you think

We want solicitors, trainee solicitors and accredited paralegals to come along to one of our focus groups and tell us what they think of our email communications.

Pupils from four Scottish schools through to final of national debating tournament

Pupils from four Scottish schools are preparing for the final of this year’s Donald Dewar memorial debating tournament.

Solicitors agree first PC fee rise in nine years

A modest rise in the cost of practising as a Scottish solicitor has been agreed following an eight-year freeze.

New president takes up the reins at the Law Society of Scotland

Alison Atack took over the presidency from Graham Matthews at today’s meeting of the Law Society’s decision-making Council, while Falkirk-based solicitor, John Mulholland, became the new Vice President.

Law Society launches price transparency consultation

We are asking the legal profession and consumer bodies for their views on price transparency for legal services.

New and returning Council members welcomed on board

Two new members and two familiar faces have been elected by their peers to join the Law Society's Council, in the latest round of contested elections.

2018 Council election voting open

16 solicitors are competing for a total of four seats across three constituencies in the Law Society of Scotland Council elections.

Trainee rates of pay 2018

Trainee solicitors in Scotland should receive a pay increase in 2018/19, according to recommendations made by the Law Society of...

Minimum Unit Pricing arrives in Scotland

Minimum Unit Pricing has been a long time coming. And it probably means paying more for some of your alcoholic drinks.