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The Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament.
Information on how to tender for our equality and diversity research, Profile of the Profession.
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.
After calling for an urgent overhaul of Scotland’s legal aid system, we have welcomed today’s report by Martyn Evans which says Scotland needs to ‘rethink legal aid’ and needs a ‘fundamentally new approach’.
Our submission to the regulation of legal services review outlines the case for radical change, including a simplified complaints system and proposals to address the growing unregulated sector.
Read the November - December edition, for all the latest EU developments.
Ahead of the 2017 Scottish budget, the Law Society calls for further LBTT reforms and comments on the Scottish income tax rate
Our policy committees have had another busy year analysing and responding to proposed changes in the law to positively influence the creation of a fairer and more just society.