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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Gilbert Anderson was found guilty of professional misconduct by the Law Society of Scotland after he admitted assaulting wife Abigail.
It also required the successful tender to comply with the ten Equality Standards published by the Law Society of Scotland and confirmation that the successful firm would sign up for the Faculty's Fair Instruction Policy.
KMS is supported by the Lawscot Foundation, a charity established by the Law Society of Scotland to help academically talented students from less advantaged backgrounds to access a legal career.
Accountants and business advisers French Duncan compared the most recent Law Society of Scotland Financial Benchmarking report for 2018 and compared it with the society's 2008 Benchmarks and Costs of Time survey and found that median profits per partner over the decade have fallen by 26.9% from PS104,000 to PS76,000 last year.
The main speaker was Douglas Mill, head boy in 1974/5, who studied law at Glasgow University, practised as a solicitor in Paisley, and later became chief executive of the Law Society of Scotland.
The Law Society of Scotland also helps to shape the law for the benefit of both the public and the profession.
He will now be reported to the Law Society of Scotland and is likely to be struck off.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-12 September 2007-The Law Society of Scotland selects e-mail management services from Email Systems(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
ww.wgreen.co.uk also includes links to related sites such as The Law Society of Scotland, Citizens' Advice Bureaux and Westlaw UK.
Contact Age Concern on 0800 00 99 66, the Law Society on 0171 242 1222, (www.lawsoc.org.uk) and the Law Society of Scotland on 0131 226 7411 (www.lawscot.org.uk)

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