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Too much for one person: the GC role today
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20 Sep 19
How to make the most of "Power of Attorney Day" in November
26 Sep 19
Event to support Equality & Human Rights Commission project
Professional negligence claims are complex, yet little use is being made of the Society's Pursuers' Panel, set up to help clients alleging negligence by a solicitor. Some panel members discuss why
One of the first consumer representatives on the Scottish Civil Justice Council gives an “outsider” view of the workings of the Council during its initial years
Civil litigation has already gone through enormous change, but the Society’s expert committee still has plenty to grapple with, as the Journal found out from convener Iain Nicol
Regulatory Committee convener Craig Cathcart tells of how he regards the committee’s independence, his desire for a better consumer focus – and his efforts to keep the body of practice rules in check
A general counsel and keynote speaker at the Society’s annual conference previews his talk by outlining the highly complex role of today's GC, and the importance of building an outstanding legal team
An author on the subject offers some guidance for young lawyers on the need for commercial awareness, the facets it contains and the types of knowledge and skills it may require