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The Faculty of Advocates is hosting a conference to explore the most significant structural reforms of the Scottish court system in more than 150 years. The Edinburgh event, Court Reform: The New Law, marks implementation of key provisions of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

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Solicitors in Edinburgh have been given the opportunity to join the Law Society of Scotland's decision-making body as nominations open for a Council by-election. The Society is looking to elect a member of Council to represent solicitors in the Edinburgh constituency, with nominations open from noon

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Pictured (left to right): Eric Gilligan and Colin Sandilands Two partners at Stronachs LLP have been recognised by the Law Society of Scotland and the Court of Session.

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An exhibition exploring Scotland's highest courts will be held in Parliament Hall during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service has announced.

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Prison chiefs are rooting out inmates caught using social media. The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) undertook 89 investigations into use of social media behind bars in 2014 and 2015, with officers deleting the accounts of 55 users.

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Janet Hood The Law Society of Scotland is publishing guides for solicitors, paralegals and other legal workers who are returning to work after becoming parents.

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