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Harper Macleod appointed Legal Advisers to UK Athletics

Scottish firm given two-year contract

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Advocate member reappointed to Scottish Civil Justice Council

New three-year post for Lynda Brabender QC begins in September

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Planning decisions match quickest time

The average decision time in 2018-19 was nine weeks

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22 Jul 19

New phase for Inverness Justice Centre

Focus moves to internal fit out

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22 Jul 19

Shepherd and Wedderburn opens office in the Republic of Ireland

Move will help firm service EU clients post-Brexit

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History

Seven decades of service

Future

A time to look ahead

Anniversary

Holyrood at 20: turbulent times or settled state?

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Seven decades of service

To mark the 70 years since 1949, we asked a solicitor from each decade to describe the challenges they faced in qualifying, the changes they have seen and what advice they have for those starting now

A time to look ahead

The Society takes pride in its 70-year history, but how fit is it now to face the challenges to come? The Journal put some of the issues to chief executive Lorna Jack

Next generation

With the profession facing constant change, how does life compare for families with next generation solicitors? A father and son, and a mother and daughter, share their impressions

Holyrood at 20: turbulent times or settled state?

Another significant anniversary this year is the Scottish Parliament’s 20th, and the Society attracted some big name speakers to a conference to mark the occasion. We report on the key messages

IT: think before you buy

How will IT shape the future of the profession? Four contributions offer some predictions, while also advising us to make the most of what we already have

Ash: the back story

Columnist Ash tells the Journal how she came into helping people with their work-related personal issues, and suggests what employers – and the Society – could do to foster a better office culture

Global reach

Many Scottish solicitors have made their homes and careers in other countries. Five of them tell how it happened, and why they still value their Society membership

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