News archive for 2015
- Posts in 2015
The consequences of leaving the European Union, Scotland’s international role in promoting the rule of law and what judges discuss behind the scenes are among the topics that will feature at this year’s flagship Law Society of Scotland conference.
In his latest piece, Rob Marrs, senior policy and development manager at the Society, answers questions regarding pension auto-enrolment for trainee solicitors.
A brother and sister from Stirling have been admitted as Scottish solicitors on the same day.
Children could lose out under new proposals to change the rules of intestacy, the Law Society of Scotland has said today.
The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has called for evidence to review the impact and effectiveness of the current anti-money laundering and terrorist finance regime.
Our response to the opening of two new sheriff courts today, 22 September.
The Society has raised concerns that proposals to legislate for a ‘duty of candour’ in healthcare could duplicate existing processes
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed new Scottish Government regulations on legal aid funding of summary appeals in Scotland.
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Parliament Justice Committee’s decision today to reject new regulations on legal aid funding for summary appeals in Scotland.
We’ve been made aware of a scam where members of the public have received emails claiming to be from solicitors, providing false bank account details.
Voting is now open for the Law Society of Scotland’s Council by-election and solicitors in Edinburgh are being encouraged to make the most of their vote.