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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.

Have bookmakers in Scotland been dealt a blow?

Stephen McGowan, partner and head of licensing (Scotland) at law firm TLT and a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Licensing Law Sub-committee looks at why it’s a significant time for bookmakers and the gambling industry in Scotland.

The value of research

Research executive Nicola Whiteford discusses the value of research and urges our members to have their say and take part in this year's Profile of the Profession survey before 30 May

Law Society raises concerns on proposed changes to the law on road traffic offences

Drivers accused of minor road traffic offences should retain the right to go to court if fixed penalty notices are introduced in Scotland

Getting to know you...

It's important that we know and understand our members - help us get to know you and take part in the Profile of the Profession survey.

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.

Why did we choose to report our pay gap?

Some of you may have noticed that we chose to report our pay gap even though we were not obliged to by the legislation. Head of Education Policy, Rob Marrs explains why.

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.

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.

Law Society welcomes plans to raise age of criminal responsibility in Scotland

The Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament.

Profile of the Profession research tender

Information on how to tender for our equality and diversity research, Profile of the Profession.

Law Society says early consultation on EU continuity bill is crucial

The Law Society has said early consultation on the EU continuity bill will be crucial to ensuring clarity and maintaining stability in the law following withdrawal.