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22 Aug 19
Back to back, half day seminars on accountability; data subject rights
03 Sep 19
Our Cashroom roadshow will be in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Ayr, Perth and Aberdeen this Autumn. It will covers the key aspects of compliance, inspection and certification for all Cashroom staff.
How can smaller legal practices best secure their futures? We look at the issues facing those who seek to invest in bringing on new staff, drawing on experiences of practitioners from different firms
Current developments suggest an appetite for greater use of ADR within our civil court processes, and the Society’s Access to Justice Committee hosted a round table to consider the issues
With more methods of creating a family, new situations are arising in which child welfare issues have to be considered. But is the law coping? The author believes a more joined-up approach is needed
Critical reflections from the Scottish Child Law Centre on the adverse childhood experiences approach, particularly regarding traumatic events, recovery from trauma and even the term “ACEs-aware”
As the centenary of the removal of the legal bar approaches, the author recounts the early attempts by women to become solicitors, how Madge Anderson finally achieved this, and subsequent events