Scots Law Society backed to retain dual role after referendum
The Law Society of Scotland (LSS) is to retain both its trade union and regulatory roles following a members' vote, in the latest stage of the heated debate regarding legal services reform north of the border. Seventy-three percent of members voted in favour of the LSS maintaining its dual role when asked a single question: ‘Should the Law Society of Scotland as statutory regulator continue to be responsible for promotion of the interests of, and the representation of, solicitors in Scotland?'
The Law Society of Scotland (LSS) is to retain both its trade union and regulatory roles following a members’ vote, in the latest stage of the heated debate regarding legal services reform north of the border.
This premium content is reserved for
Legal Week Subscribers.
Subscribe today and get 10% off.
A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION PROVIDES:
- Trusted insight, news and analysis from the UK and across the globe
- Connections to senior business lawyers within the leading law firms and legal departments
- Unique access to ALM's unrivalled, market-leading reporting in the US and Asia and cutting-edge research, including Legal Week's UK Top 50 and Global 100 rankings
- The Legal Week Daily News Alert, Editor's Highlights, and Breaking News digital newsletters and more, plus a choice of over 70 ALM newsletters
- Optimized access on all of your devices: desktop, tablet and mobile
- Complete access to the site's full archive of more than 56,000 articles
Already have an account? Sign In Now
For enterprise-wide or corporate enquiries, please contact Paul Reeves on Preeves@alm.com or call on +44 (0) 203 875 0651