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Links to other useful sites. Connect Publications (Scotland) Ltd and the Law Society of Scotland are not responsible for the content of third party sites reached through these links.


  • Law Society of Scotland
    The Society's own site, containing lists of solicitors, codes of conduct, basic advice and much more
  • Registers of Scotland
    The site for the national land and property registers, the Land Register and its predecessor the Register of Sasines
  • Faculty of Advocates
    Scotland's independent bar are all members of the Faculty
  • Scottish Courts
    Information on Supreme and sheriff courts in Scotland, and full text of judicial opinions
  • Scottish Government
    Scottish Government departments, consultation papers, news releases and much more
  • Scottish Parliament
    Information on the Scottish Parliament and its current business
  • Houses of Parliament
    House of Commons, House of Lords: who's who, business, committees, judicial work and more
  • Scottish Legal Aid Board
    The body responsible for providing public funds to those unable to afford their own legal representation
  • Connect Publications
    The largest contract publishing company in Scotland, Connect edit and produce the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland for the Society, and run The Journal Online
  • Scottish Information Commissioner
    Where to take complaints if information requested under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 is withheld
  • Scottish Law Commission
    The body responsible for keeping Scots law under review and proposing necessary reforms
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
    The Authority rules on financial compensation for people bereaved or injured through crimes of violence
  • Scottish Child Law Centre
    The aim of the Centre is to promote knowledge and use of Scots law and children's rights for the benefit of children and young people in Scotland
  • Legal Defence Union
    The LDU exists to promote and protect the welfare of solicitors in Scotland
  • Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal
    The independent body before which solicitors charged with professional misconduct are prosecuted
  • Registration of Title Practice Book
    Searchable online version of the Registers of Scotland's manual
  • Age Positive
    Information on legislation which outlaws age discrimination in employment and vocational training, and which comes into effect from October 2006


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