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Falkirk solicitor John Mulholland has been confirmed as the Law Society of Scotland’s next vice president today, Friday 15 December 2017.
The Law Society launched this year's Baublefest campaign to raise much needed funds for The Lawscot Foundation.
It’s been non-stop since the Accredited Paralegal status launched on 7 August and now I’ve been here for six months, it’s a good time to look at what we have achieved together so far.
The Law Society has paid tribute to Ethel Houston OBE, one of the first women to become a partner of a Scottish law firm.
Austin Lafferty and John Mulholland have been nominated to become the next vice president of the Law Society of Scotland.
New figures have shown that despite a record number of solicitors in the year 2016/17, there were only 23 more complaints against the legal profession.
Academically gifted students from less advantaged backgrounds in Scotland will have their aspirations of a legal education realised as law firm Dickson Minto agree to donate £10,000 to the Lawscot Foundation.
Twins, Stephanie and Madeleine Barratt, originally from Glasgow were welcomed to the legal profession as Scottish solicitors on the same day.
Law Society of Scotland staff have raised a total of £8,307 for the Stroke Association in a huge range of fundraising activity including walking the West Highland Way, running the Edinburgh marathon relay, a table tennis tournament, pub quiz, raffles and bake sales.
Paul Mosson has a strong background in delivering member services within the legal sector having worked with the Bar Council of England and Wales for nine years
Pupils from schools across Scotland are preparing to take to the floor in the opening rounds of the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating tournament.
The Law Society has responded to the publication of the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s (SLAB) annual report 2017 today, Friday, 3 November, which shows a further overall drop in legal aid spending from £137.8 million to £135.7 million.