News archive for June 2019
- Posts in June, 2019
Consultation presents opportunity to create a fairer and simpler legal aid system
Managing director of Scullion LAW, Nicolas Scullion describes how their dedication to the community resulted in their scooping of the Commitment to the Community Award at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019.
The Scottish Government has pledged to consult on possible reforms after recognising the main Roberton recommendation to create a wholly new regulatory body had “polarised” views.
Alongside a number of Law Society colleagues, Rob Marrs, our Head of Education, joined The Glass Network and CMS at Edinburgh Pride on Saturday.
Elaine Lorimer, Chief Executive of Revenue Scotland provides an update on the upgrade to the Scottish Electronic Tax System planned for July.
In the latest in our series of platinum anniversary blogs, Michael Kusznir, solicitor at Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace and member of our Trust and Succession Law Sub-committee, looks back to a time when an ‘illegitimate’ child was a stranger in law and blood to its parents.
Our latest Admissions Ceremony took place at the Signet Library in Edinburgh this morning (14 June) with 52 new solicitors being admitted to the profession.
Glasgow-based solicitor John Frame has been announced as the Society's 2019 In-house Rising Star winner
This year’s annual student competition run by the Law Society in partnership with the Scottish Parliament invited students to look at significant legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament in its first 20 years of and how it has made a positive different to the lives of people of Scotland.
Our Chief Executive Lorna Jack looks at the importance of role models in encouraging equality in the legal profession.
Matthew Burton and Michael Dunn from Bearsden Academy have earned the title of Scotland’s best young debaters in the final of the Law Society of Scotland’s Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament, in the tournament's twentieth anniversary year.
Pupils from four Scottish schools are preparing for the final of this year’s Donald Dewar memorial debating tournament in its twentieth anniversary year.