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Stirling solicitor Ken Dalling has today been confirmed as the Law Society of Scotland president for 2021-22. Mr Dalling will be appointed as the Law Society’s vice president on 31 May 2020 before taking up the reins as president next year. He was first elected as a Law Society Council me

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Scott Lindsay has joined the Law Society of Scotland as executive director of finance and operations. Mr Lindsay, a chartered accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), has most recently run his own consultancy business, SLL Business Consultants. Prior to tha

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Stricter new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations have come into force across the UK with effect from today. The Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 update the UK's AML regime to incorporate international standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) an

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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

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Julie Scott-Gilroy, an associate at Morton Fraser, has been accredited as a specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Scotland. Ms Scott-Gilroy acts for a variety of clients including employers (private and public), contractors, sub-contractors, consultants and insurers. Her recent w

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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

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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

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