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18 May 18

Appeal ruling adds to English solicitors' property fraud risk

Buyers' and sellers' advisers both held liable for buyer's losses

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18 May 18

"Bonkers" complaints law needs complete overhaul: SLCC chair

2007 Act "fails all the tests" of a good system

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18 May 18

Change of office bearers follows SYLA AGM

Jessica Weir and Ayla Iridag now President and Vice President

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18 May 18

Clan Childlaw marks anniversary with student competition

Essays invited on "biggest children's rights issue"

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18 May 18

Faculty backs Mental Health Tribunal transfer proposals

Flexibility over compulsory retirement should remain, response states

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Alison Atack

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A broader view of practice

Funding cuts

The Death of a Law Centre

Fraud

Something rotten

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A broader view of practice

With a career ranging across most sizes of firm, and years of service at the Society, incoming President Alison Atack brings wide experience to the role. She tells the Journal of the challenges ahead

The Death of a Law Centre

Renfrewshire Law Centre closed in March, after 20 years of operation, the victim of funding cuts. Its principal solicitor reflects on his time there, and the void it leaves

Something rotten

The author, an English solicitor, was once in partnership with a man who turned out to be a fraudster. He describes the experience, which forms the basis of his novel, and the lessons to be learned

Gender pay: a common cause

Are there common problems to the gender pay gap in the legal profession that can be tackled by sharing solutions, and what can the Law Society of Scotland do to help firms close the gap?

Law, an emotional process

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), LawCare trails some new resources being developed to support stressed legal professionals

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