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Fraud alert - fake law firm letter

We've been informed about a scam letter from a fake law firm about unclaimed pensions. Find out more about this and other fraud alerts.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Aiste Slezeviciute, a member of our Competition Law Sub-Committee and Assistant Director, Mergers at the Competition and Markets Authority, looks at the broad reach of competition law.

New Financial Services and Asset management practice area

Our in-house Accredited Paralegal, Janet Rieu-Clarke and Accredited Paralegal Committee member, Laura Mack of Baillie Gifford are delighted to introduce the newest Accredited Paralegal practice area... Financial Services and Asset management

Tells us your views on in-house traineeships

In-house solicitors are invited take part in focus groups to share their views on in-house traineeships.

2018 Law awards of Scotland winners blog

David Beveridge, Managing Director of Macdonald Henderson tells us how his teams track records bring award win

Accredited Paralegal new practice areas

As a membership group of over 600 members we are always keen to grow and diversify our membership, by being as inclusive as possible... but we need your help.

Law Society supports moves to ensure Shetland by-election is ECHR compliant

The Law Society has supported steps taken by the Scottish Government to ensure that the Shetland by-election is compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights.

2019 Scottish legal award winner blogs

Support Team of the Year prove that hard work, innovation and research can reap rewards.

Revenue Scotland Scottish Electronic Tax System upgrade

Revenue Scotland have now upgraded the online tax collection system, known as SETS. We are aware that users are experiencing difficulties with the new system and have some suggested workarounds from our Tax Law Sub-Committee convener, Isobel d'Inverno and Property Law Convener, Deborah Lovell.

Public policy highlights

Our policy committees have had a busy month responding to proposed changes in the law. Recent highlights include comments on the regulation of short-term lets, online harms and more.


Our policy executives, Gillian Mawdsley and Alison McNab, discuss the Scottish Government's proposals to regulate the short-term letting market.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Adèle Nicol, Partner, Anderson Strathern and member of our Rural Affairs Sub-committee looks at the rights of agricultural tenants over the past 70 years.