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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.

Brussels Agenda - January 2018

Read the January edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Brussels Agenda - November - December 2017

Read the November - December edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Exciting opportunity in Brussels for trainee solicitors

Our Brussels office is offering UK trainee solicitors a unique opportunity to undertake a six month secondment starting in March 2018.

Brussels Agenda - October 2017

Read the October edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Brussels Agenda - September 2017

Read the September edition, for all the latest EU developments.

EU Withdrawal Bill risks legislative competence of Scottish Parliament

The Law Society of Scotland has raised a series of concerns in advance of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill’s second reading at Westminster on Thursday, 7 September.

'No globalisation without representation' an international blog

Katie Hay, head of international at the Law Society, discusses our our work towards becoming a truly international world-class professional body and urges Scottish solicitors working internationally to get involved.

Society urges that rule of law and litigants should be at the heart of Brexit talks on CJEU

The Law Society of Scotland has said that it will be critically important for the UK Government and EU Commission to consider the needs of litigants with cases going before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) prior to Brexit.

Brussels Agenda - July/August 2017

Read the July/August edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Bringing the world to ‘world-class’

Sarah Sutton, digital communications executive at the Law Society, talks about her bright idea to ensure international representation on the Society’s Council.

"Whole of governance" approach needed for exiting EU

A "whole of governance" approach is needed following the introduction of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, the first of eight Brexit Bills, which sets out how EU-derived law will be incorporated into UK law following the repeal the 1972 European Communities Act on the day of exit.