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Next stage of vulnerable accused persons project

The Criminal Law Committee are looking for examples and information about experiences of cases involving vulnerable accused persons to take forward a follow-up project to their April 2019 report on the subject.

Six steps to help maintain the benefits of your summer break

Our Head of High Street Engagement, Katie McKenna, looks at what you can do to keep the best of your holiday habits once you're back at work.

Platinum blog series

As part of our platinum anniversary blog series, Scottish solicitor, Policy Executive and Secretary to our Criminal Law Committee, Gillian Mawdsley discusses the death penalty, its implications in terms of human rights and abolition in the context of our 70 year history.

New pilot scheme to tackle social mobility in Scotland

A first of its kind pilot scheme has been launched to help improve the chances for less-advantaged young people to get into their dream career in the legal sector.

A week in the life of an insight student

Last week we were joined by insight student Bethan Davies, who's just about to start sixth year. Here's what she thought about her week!

Six new solicitor advocates welcomed

Six Scottish solicitors granted extended rights of audience by the Law Society of Scotland Council to become Solicitor Advocates have been introduced to the Court at a ceremony on Tuesday 20 August 2019.

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.