News archive for 2015
- Posts in 2015
Read the latest news from the Scottish legal profession in our December 2015 Bulletin.
Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill, Apologies (S) Bill amendments, Unjustified threats on intellectual property rights, and more.
We have been made aware that at least one Scottish firm has been receiving scam letters from a company called 'UK Data Control' who claim to be based in Hamburg.
John is one of our trainee bloggers from Brodies LLP. John grew up in Coatbridge, in North Lanarkshire, and attended the University of Glasgow for his LLB, spending time abroad at the Universities of Toronto, Connecticut and Cagliari.
John Brannigan studied at the University of Glasgow and completed his traineeship at Gallen & Co Solicitors.
Eilidh Wiseman and Graham Matthews nominated to become president and vice president in 2016
This year representatives from the In-house Lawyers Committee walked the Glasgow and Edinburgh Legal Walks. Graeme McWilliams writes on his experience of joining the Edinburgh walk.
Report from the Society's flagship conference Law in Scotland 2015, which took place on 2 October.
The In-House Lawyers' Group held its annual general meeting on 2 October 2015.
Rob Marrs, senior policy and development manager at the Society, turns his attention to how to deal with the inevitable misteaks you’ll make as a trainee solicitor. Or mistakes, rather.
The Law Society of Scotland believes that proposed regulations for letting agents in Scotland could lead to an unnecessary cost to the public by creating an unnecessary dual regulatory regime for Scotland’s solicitors.
The following is important information about protecting your business from fraudsters who continue to target the solicitor profession and its transactions.