News archive for May 2015
- Posts in May, 2015
Christine McLintock takes up the reins as President of the Law Society of Scotland
The Law Society confirmed its plans to move to new Edinburgh offices at its annual general meeting.
Law Society President Christine McLintock welcomes appointment of Richard Keen as Advocate General
On Thursday 28 May 2015, the Society held its AGM. Lynda Towers, ILG Committee Chair, provided a report on the ILG activities in the last year.
A ban on adults smoking in cars while children are present is a laudable initiative, however would prove difficult to enforce.
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the inclusion of a new Scotland Bill in today’s Queen’s Speech.
The proposed assisted suicide bill would fail to protect the people it intends to due to lack of clarity says the Law Society of Scotland.
Record numbers of solicitors across Scotland, England and Wales have voted in this year’s Law Society of Scotland Council elections.
Some areas of law may be seen as a “young person’s game” – but experienced solicitors are valued too, according to research carried out by the Law Society of Scotland.
Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs Paul Wheelhouse MSP and Lord Bonomy set to address solicitors at the Law Society of Scotland’s legal aid conference on Friday, 15 May.
Law Society staff are set to hit the high street when they swap a day in the office for a day running an Edinburgh charity shop to raise funds for Save the Children’s Nepal Earthquake appeal.