The following report is not provided as a statement of banking practice but draws readers' attention to certain issues that they may wish to clarify with their own banks.
The Scottish Executive has indicated that the Protection of Children (Scotland) Act 2003 may be brought into force with effect from January 2005 but there seems to be some uncertainty as to precisely what shall be the effect of this legislation with particular regard to solicitors who come in...
With little fanfare or celebration a new tide of educational philosophy is sweeping through out universities and into the education and training of future solicitors, as the traditional methods of teaching, assessment and training have all been found wanting in the face of the complex...
The Law Society of Scotland has published guidance entitled Child Protection and Representation Principles for Children's Lawyers which is designed to provide a statement of best practice for solicitors acting in various capacities in court in connection with or on behalf of children.
The following older articles and responses have been uploaded to the site and are available to registered members;
Scottish Legal Education in the Twenty-First Century
Response to the SLC Discussion Paper on Land Registration : Void and Voidable Titles
One of our members has submitted the terms of a report made to National Criminal Intelligence Service and the terms of the responses received and these are reporduced below in case they may be of interest or assistance to colleagues:-
This is a record of a meeting between the Secretary to the Scottish Law Agents Society, Michael Sheridan and the President of the Romanian Bars Association, Calin Zamfirescu, which took place on Friday 24th September 2004, in Bucharest.