Law Society of Scotland


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Law Society of Scotland

the statutory body that both represents and controls solicitors in Scotland, established initially by the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1949. It is not responsible for discipline as such, that being the preserve of another statutory body, the Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal. The Law Society of Scotland administers a guarantee fund.
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THE RULES governing solicitors' conduct need to be radically reformed, according to the Law Society of Scotland.
THEY were faced with voting on a Bill that independent bodies, including the Law Society of Scotland, confirmed was a power grab on the authority of the Scottish Parliament and that Ruth Davidson admitted could deliver an economic hit that the country might never recover from.
A lengthy probe by the Law Society of Scotland led to four partners being struck off and two more being censured.
The group includes representatives from: The Faculty of Advocates The Law Society of Scotland The Office of the Advocate General (UK Government) The Scottish Government Justice Directorate The Scottish Arbitration Centre Scottish Development International (SDI) Scottish Enterprise Scottish Financial Enterprise VisitScotland The group also works closely with UK Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Justice.
com)-- The Law Society of Scotland is the professional governing body for Scottish solicitors and their online journal provides a range of excellent supporting articles and information for the Legal industry across Scotland.
He will now be reported to the Law Society of Scotland and is likely to be struck off.
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uk also includes links to related sites such as The Law Society of Scotland, Citizens' Advice Bureaux and Westlaw UK.
uk) and the Law Society of Scotland on 0131 226 7411 (www.
He is a member of the Law Society of Scotland and the Bermuda Bar Association.
Law Society of Scotland chief executive Lorna Jack said: "There's been ongoing, significant change within the legal services sector which, combined with a challenging economic environment, continues to have an impact on law firms.
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh is being probed by the Law Society of Scotland over what she has claimed is an "administrative matter".

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