News archive for 2019
- Posts in 2019
Neil Brannigan, a second-year law student at the University of Stirling explains why Street Law is a fantastic outreach opportunity to become involved with while studying law.
Our first Admissions Ceremony of the year took place at the Signet Library in Edinburgh this morning with 58 new solicitors being admitted to the profession.
Here are some of the key questions our panel received from a recent information session for prospective mentors.
We have been made aware of a current wave of fraudulent client emails requesting change of bank details. Scottish solicitors, paralegals and cash room staff should be on alert.
We have criticised the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission's plans for a third consecutive above-inflation levy on solicitors which risks rising costs for legal services consumers.
Janet Rieu-Clarke, our Accredited Paralegal has been out and about this week, meeting Accredited Paralegals, solicitors and paralegals who are not accredited... Yet! She's had her pic taken for the First 100 Years project, shares some great news in numbers and invites you to get involved and share your own stories.
The legal sector’s provision of Trust or Company services as an inherently high risk area of business and one which will provide the focus for our next phase of AML supervisory activity.
Daryl Jarvis, trainee solicitor at BTO Solicitors, was last year's inaugural winner of the Innovation Cup with his risk management tool. Here he tells us what winning has meant to him, and why you should consider entering this year.
International Women’s Day 2019 President’s speech delivered at the President’s Annual Dinner in Edinburgh, by our President, Alison Atack.
93% of respondents in our Annual Members' Survey agree that the Law Society should continue to be responsible for representation, support and regulation of solicitors in Scotland, according to independent research by Mark Diffley Consultancy and Research and Survation.
If you’re a Diploma student, or an LLB student in your final or penultimate year, this is your chance to win three weeks’ paid work experience in the Office of the Solicitor to the Scottish Parliament as well as a £500 cash prize.