Scotland: The view from here
Commercial lawyers in Scotland and in England and Wales alike have long been pushing for modernisation of their regulatory bodies. While the Law Society south of the border continues to examine its options, David Preston looks at what has been acheived in Scotland
The Law Society of Scotland is buzzing with the momentum of change. With a new act and a new board kicking off a new presidential term and a move to a new structure of corporate governance, the society is undergoing a process of modernisation that will bring its previously over-bureaucratic procedures more into line with the forward-thinking of its members.
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