24 Feb 17
Former Lord President comes off judicial panel on turning 75
Scottish Law Commission measure following special law reform procedure
Conservatives want judges to order that murderers die in jail
Submissions welcome on principle and nature of proposed targets
23 Feb 17
Growth at legal firm sees it rise to no 1
Supreme Court rulling
Article 50: the final say
"Wake up": how young lawyers see the future
Planning to deliver
Keep up to date with the latest news from the Law Society of Scotland. See our latest press releases and our current issues page.
07 Mar 17
Law Society of Scotland CPD
08 Mar 17
Women In Law Scotland event
Parliament must approve the triggering of the process for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union – but has the Supreme Court decision in Miller done much to affect the UK Government’s position?
The Supreme Court in Miller declined to rule on matters relating to the Sewel convention. Could it have done otherwise, and can anything be put in place to reduce the level of political confrontation?
Young lawyers globally think the profession needs a wakeup call to realise the extent of the challenges already facing it, according to the Immediate Past President of the AIJA
The Law Society of Scotland commissioned an independent researcher to carry out a thorough checkup of the financial health of legal aid law firms in Scotland. The diagnosis is not a comfortable read
The Scottish Government is now consulting on its promised “root and branch review” of the planning system, with a particular focus on delivering new housing
What weight should the opposition of the parent with care have in deciding applications for contact with a child? Two contrasting cases