News archive for 2019
- Posts in 2019
We’re aware of scam involving a fake law firm calling itself 'Divine Solicitors' in Edinburgh.
Olivia Parker, Interim Head of Careers & Outreach at the Law Society of Scotland, shares two key takeaways on how employers can practically get engaged with social mobility.
Members of the legal profession are invited to give their views on proposed changes to the accounts rules in advance of the Law Society's 2019 annual general meeting on 30 May.
In-house Lawyers Committee member, David Boag, solicitor at Glasgow City Council and one of this year’s judges, explains why the In-house Rising Star Award is so important in celebrating emerging in-house talent.
We have called for a wider review of charity law in our response to a Scottish Government consultation
The Law Society has joined forces with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland (ICAS) and Co-operative Development Scotland to to raise awareness of the important role professional advisers play in informing clients about employee ownership as a business succession model.
The Society has commented on the announcement that Morisons LLP has gone into administration
A brand new regulatory anti-money laundering (AML) sub committee is being set up to ensure that the Law Society can meet its increasing statutory obligations as a responsible and effective AML regulator.
Our President Alison Atack has called for a recharge in the debate around administrative justice at a stakeholder event, Shaping the Future of Administrative Justice in Scotland; Where do we go from here? held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 27 March.
Scottish solicitors from both the east and west coasts are being invited to stand for nomination to the Law Society of Scotland’s Council.
Do you know an in-house legal star? Nominations for the 2019 In-house Rising Star Award are now open.
Calum Shepherd, Service Owner for Scotland’s Land Information Service (ScotLIS) at Registers of Scotland (RoS), keeps us up to date with the latest developments on the service.