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New president for theLaw Society

Christine McLintock takes up the reins as President of the Law Society of Scotland

Law Society to move to Atria One in Edinburgh

The Law Society confirmed its plans to move to new Edinburgh offices at its annual general meeting.

Law Society welcomes appointment of new Advocate General

Law Society President Christine McLintock welcomes appointment of Richard Keen as Advocate General

Scotland Bill published

Law Society welcomes publication of the Scotland Bill

The Law Society of Scotland AGM 2015, report by Lynda Towers

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.

Cars with children smoking ban laudable but difficult to enforce

A ban on adults smoking in cars while children are present is a laudable initiative, however would prove difficult to enforce.

Society welcomes inclusion of Scotland Bill in Queen’s Speech

The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the inclusion of a new Scotland Bill in today’s Queen’s Speech.

Assisted Suicide Bill ambiguous and lacking in definition, Law Society warns

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 turnout for Law Society Council elections

Record numbers of solicitors across Scotland, England and Wales have voted in this year’s Law Society of Scotland Council elections.

Law Society study shows that experience counts

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 to address legal aid conference

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.

Suits you sir! Law Society Staff take over charity shop in aid of Nepal Earthquake

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.

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