News archive for February 2015
- Posts in February, 2015
John O’Donnell was sentenced today, 27 February 2015, to a three-month period of imprisonment without the possibility of early release for breaching a court order against him holding himself out as a solicitor entitled to practise.
Rob Marrs discusses how a strong online presence can help law students make a name (or Twitter handle) for themselves and maybe even land the traineeship they've always wanted.
President of the Law Society of Scotland, Alistair Morris, pays tribute to Scottish solicitor Joe Beltrami
Scottish solicitors and members of the public are being warned to be on the alert for fraudulent law firms by the Law Society of Scotland.
Law Society of Scotland chief executive, Lorna Jack, comments on latest figures from the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission
Homebuyers in Scotland are being asked to take part in a new research project to help find out more about what they think are the key issues involved in buying or selling a property.
This is the Brussels office's monthly electronic newsletter. It summarises EU developments of interest to solicitors and their clients. It covers developments in EU law that affect professional practice and the way solicitors run their firms.
Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (“LBTT”) will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”) in Scotland from 1 April 2015. All firms intending on submitting online LBTT returns will require to sign up to use Revenue Scotland’s Online LBTT Portal.
The Law Society of Scotland has published new equality standards for the legal profession along with a guide on carrying out an equal pay audit.
Law Matters keeps MSPs and parliamentary staff abreast of the Society's work at the Scottish, UK and European parliaments, highlighting key issues about the justice system and legal profession.
The Law Society of Scotland has paid tribute to former Chief Accountant and Deputy Chief Executive, Leslie Cumming, who passed away last week.
Wesleyan, the specialist financial services provider for lawyers, has been appointed as the Law Society of Scotland’s first expert partner providing financial advice to sole practitioner solicitors and high street law firms.