Dundee-based solicitor Murray Etherington has been nominated as a future president of the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 30 November 2020
Evidence is urgently required to show whether all hospital patients discharged to care homes during the height of the coronavirus pandemic were moved lawfully, the Law Society of Scotland has said.
Published 18 November 2020
Guidance for Scottish solicitors on publishing pricing, which aims to help consumers better understand the cost of legal advice and services, is due to come into effect in January 2021.
Published 3 November 2020
Prompt action is needed by the Scottish government to reform the law of crofting, the Law Society of Scotland has said.
Published 27 October 2020
Plans to introduce an anti-money laundering (AML) levy on solicitors has been opposed by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 26 October 2020
The Law Society of Scotland, in partnership with Peppy Health, has launched a menopause support resource, designed to help individuals and firms access the support that they need.
Published 20 October 2020
Beverley Atkinson, legal director at DAC Beachcroft, has been re-accredited as a specialist in professional negligence law by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 19 October 2020
A group of senior figures from Scotland’s legal profession are to kick start a ‘pass the badge’ to mark World Mental Health Day this month.
Published 9 October 2020
RBS solicitor Marliese Perks has been named the In-house Rising Star Award winner for 2020 by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 6 October 2020
Sheriff Court jury trials delayed as a result of Covid-19 are set to resume in remote jury centres across Scotland following new government funding.
Published 2 October 2020
Two brand new faces are returned to the Law Society of Scotland Council along with a more familiar face, who returns for a second term.
Published 1 October 2020
The Law Society of Scotland has welcomed proposals to clear the Covid-19 courts backlog and called for "urgent, full and frank discussions with all interested parties" to address the problem.
Published 29 September 2020
Morton Fraser and Dickson Minto have committed to using the Law Society of Scotland's contextualised recruitment system to increase workplace diversity and social mobility.
Published 10 September 2020
Lorna Jack, chief executive of Law Society of Scotland, is to join the Department for International Trade's new Trade Advisory Group.
Published 27 August 2020
Nominations are now open for the 2020 Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star award.
Published 30 July 2020