Scotland’s legal tech sector is set to benefit from support from the Information Commissioner Office (ICO) in developing innovative solutions to ensure GDPR compliance which can be used across a range of different sectors and businesses.
Published 9 March 2020
The search for the latest bright idea in risk management within the Scottish legal sector has been launched.
Published 5 March 2020
Top musical talent from across Scotland’s legal profession have signed up to take part in the first ’Lex Factor’ battle of the bands.
Published 25 February 2020
Prospective lawyers getting ready to apply to study the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice can now browse all the providers in one web visit at the Law Society of Scotland’s Virtual Diploma Fair 2020.
Published 24 February 2020
Legal technology expert Steve Dalgleish has been awarded Accredited Legal Technologist status by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 20 February 2020
New guidance for Scottish solicitors on publishing pricing aims to help consumers better understand the cost of legal advice and services.
Published 4 February 2020
Stirling solicitor Ken Dalling has today been confirmed as the Law Society of Scotland president for 2021-22.
Published 31 January 2020
Scott Lindsay has joined the Law Society of Scotland as executive director of finance and operations.
Published 14 January 2020
Stricter new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations have come into force across the UK with effect from today.
Published 10 January 2020
Pupils from 32 teams from schools across Scotland are through to the second stage of the Law Society of Scotland’s national debating tournament. The winning teams successfully put forward their arguments to the motion, ‘This House would introduce compulsory National Civic Service for all 15 and 16-year-olds’.
Published 19 December 2019
Julie Scott-Gilroy, an associate at Morton Fraser, has been accredited as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 17 December 2019
The Law Society of Scotland’s Planning Law Sub-Committee is inviting Scottish solicitors and interested stakeholders to share their views on the subject of planning obligations under section 75 (Planning Obligations) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997.
Published 11 December 2019
A proposed helpline run by lawyers advising victims of domestic abuse will be "near impossible" to implement, the president of the Law Society of Scotland has said.
Published 2 December 2019
Stirling solicitor Ken Dalling has been nominated to become the next vice president of the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 2 December 2019
The Law Society of Scotland has paid tribute to former president Philip Dry, who passed away on the weekend.
Published 29 November 2019