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24 Apr 15

Trainees get 2% rise in recommended rate

Society's Council agrees increase from 1 June

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24 Apr 15

Air Weapons and Licensing Bill backed at stage 1

No votes against but some MSPs abstain

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24 Apr 15

Justice Committee backs Human Trafficking Bill

Stage 1 report supports general principles

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23 Apr 15

Society's Neil Stevenson to head Complaints Commission

Director of representation to be next SLCC chief executive

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23 Apr 15

Two more firms become "Investors in Young People"

Anderson Strathern and Shepherd & Wedderburn accredited by IIP

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A solicitor from one of the main conveyancing firms offers a "toolkit" to help plot a course round the difficulties encountered in practice under the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012

Those elusive profits

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The Budget and the crystal ball

Not all the 2015 Budget announcements passed into law before Parliament dissolved but, this article predicts, some significant measures are likely to become law whoever forms the next Government

Child of our time?

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Elephant in very many rooms

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