Lss

286-300 of 337 Articles
Clock icon 1 minute

Stirling solicitor Ken Dalling has been nominated to become the next vice president of the Law Society of Scotland. The Law Society’s Council members will confirm the nomination at its meeting in January 2020.

Clock icon 1 minute

The Law Society of Scotland has paid tribute to former president Philip Dry, who passed away on the weekend. Mr Dry joined the Council of the Law Society in 1991 and served as president from 1998 to 1999.

Clock icon 2 minutes

Walking the Kiltwalk, running the Edinburgh marathon relay, and organising a staff ‘soup kitchen’, are just a few of the fundraising activities Law Society of Scotland staff have undertaken to raise a total of £7,708 for West Lothian Foodbank in the last year. Numerous bake sales,

Clock icon 3 minutes

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has reported its best ever year of performance in dealing with complaints about lawyers and law firms in Scotland. The SLCC annual report covers the SLCC’s performance in its 2018-19 operating year.

Clock icon 2 minutes

A change in admission regulations for Scottish solicitors to allow trainees to appear in court after completing just three months of their traineeships, rather than a year, has come into effect. The move, sought by the Law Society of Scotland, was first announced last year and was criticised by

Clock icon 2 minutes

The Law Society of Scotland is seeking views from the profession relating to their experiences of representing vulnerable individuals facing criminal prosecution. The Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee has convened a working group of individuals from practice and academia, to review existing

Clock icon 3 minutes

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC will discuss law and politics in an age of disruption at the Law Society of Scotland's 70th anniversary annual conference in Edinburgh tomorrow. The conference, which features over 60 speakers and panellists from the legal, academic and business worlds, will also look at w

Clock icon 2 minutes

Positive relationships between legal professionals in the UK and Belgium are set to continue post-Brexit with the signing of a first-of-its-kind document by legal organisations in each of the nations.

Clock icon 2 minutes

Lawyers with specialist technology roles could be awarded a new accreditation in recognition of their expertise. The Law Society of Scotland has launched its new specialism of 'accredited legal technologist' in response to the development of a range of new roles within the legal sector, such as lega

Clock icon 3 minutes

The Law Society of Scotland has highlighted the importance of making the legal aid system easier to navigate for members of the public and solicitors, and reiterated concerns about the sustainability of funding for the service as part of the response to a Scottish government consultation on legal ai

Clock icon 2 minutes

The Law Society of Scotland has announced a strategic partnership with Scotland-based Braemar Finance, a finance provider for the professions in the UK. The new partnership will help Scottish solicitors access a range of business financing options, specifically designed for the legal sector, to help

286-300 of 337 Articles