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The Law Society of Scotland has called for wider reform of charity legislation in its response to a Scottish government consultation on charity law. The Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 governs the operation of over 24,000 charities across Scotland (with over 180,000 charity trus

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Nominations are now open for the 2019 Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star Award. The award, now in its seventh year, recognises the outstanding achievement of a newly qualified Scottish solicitor or trainee working in-house.

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The independent review of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 is a step in the right direction for compliance with modern human rights standards, according to the Law Society of Scotland. Commenting on the announcement made by the mental health minister Clare Haughey yesterday

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The Law Society of Scotland has criticised Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) proposals for a third consecutive above-inflation levy on solicitors, which it says will lead to rising costs for legal services consumers. In its response to the SLCC annual budget and levy, the Law Society has d

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Greenock solicitors are to have their first female dean of the town’s faculty of procurators. Jill Carrick was appointed dean of the Faculty of Procurators in Greenock, the first woman to take up the post in the organisation’s 200-year history, at the faculty’s annual general meeti

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Governments and organisations which collect people’s data should work together to create good practice standards for managing it, according to the Law Society of Scotland. In its response to a UK Parliament inquiry into whether new safeguards are required to regulate the use of personal data b

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Scottish law firms can find out more about their financial health by taking part in the Law Society of Scotland's 2019 Financial Benchmarking Survey, which opens today. The survey helps firms of all sizes, from sole practitioner and high street firms to larger commercial firms, assess their financia

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The public must be engaged if Scotland moves to an opt-out organ donation system, the Law Society of Scotland has said. The society, commenting ahead of the Scottish Parliament debate on proposals to move to an “opt-out” system for organ donation, has called for greater public aware

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