News archive for April 2015
- Posts in April, 2015
They’re better known for work involving courts of law, but the Society’s staff took to the netball court last weekend at an event which raised £1,200 for families in Kenya.
The Society responds to the publication of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission’s report on trends in complaints against solicitors.
We’ve been made aware of a scam involving a fake solicitor claiming to have an address in Edinburgh.
Eight of the 10 seats due to be filled on the Law Society of Scotland’s Council this year will see a contested election after 17 solicitors put themselves forward for the 2015 elections.
Trainee solicitors across Scotland are set to benefit after the Law Society of Scotland agreed a 2% increase to its recommended pay rates.
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the news that the organisation's current director of representation Neil Stevenson is to be appointed the new chief executive of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.
Scottish Legal Aid Board Chief Executive Lindsay Montgomery is to retire in August.
It’s come to our attention that a scam firm, calling itself RTS Legal (also known as Road Traffic Specialists, also known as Legally Covered), is again trying to gain business from clients via their website.
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The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed publication of Lord Bonomy's report on the Post-corroboration Safeguards Review.
Law Society welcomes Cabinet Secretary announcement on removing proposals to abolish corroboration from Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill