News archive for June 2015
- Posts in June, 2015
The Scottish Arbitration Survey, a combined initiative of the Law Society of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen and Burness Paull LLP, has issued its first set of results.
Following our survey, the Law Society Council made a decision on the future of the ILG.
Law Society welcomes appointment of Colin Lancaster as Chief Executive of the Scottish Legal Aid Board
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the news that Colin Lancaster has been appointed the new chief executive of the Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB).
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.
Rob Marrs, senior policy and development manager at the Law Society of Scotland, ponders the age-old questions around trainee pay.
An innovative online system to help solicitors meet anti-money laundering (AML) obligations is being launched this month.
Law Society calls for more research into custodial sentencing and better resourced rehabilitation programmes
Releasing prisoners a mere six months before the end of their sentence, is not enough time to reintegrate prisoners into the community and reduce the risk of reoffending, the Law Society of Scotland warned today 22 June.
The summer edition of the newsletter for all practitioners working in the small and medium sized firms which make up the backbone of the profession.
Two solicitors look from differing viewpoints at liability on the road and the potential impact of changes proposed by the cycling lobby.
Smartphones and tablets are encouraging a culture of long hours in the legal profession, a study by the Law Society of Scotland has found.
Drivers should be those held liable for people smoking in cars when children are present, not necessarily the smokers themselves, the Law Society of Scotland said today 15 June.