My Traineeship Journey – 8 months to go

Eight Months to go until I am finished my Traineeship. I remember thinking that two years was a really long time, turns out it really is not. My first year of my traineeship was a whirlwind of emotions, new faces, incomprehensible information, and imposter syndrome. I’d like to say that that last part has eased…

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LSA Annual Report 2021/22 OUT NOW

We are excited to share our Annual Report highlighting developments over the year last year. To view our Annual Report in pdf, please click here LSA Annual Report 2021 2022 or watch our video below.

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Human Rights Day 2022

10th December was Human Rights Day, a day to commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This document sets out fundamental human rights which are to be universally protected. Although not binding, more than 60 human rights documents have developed based on the UDHR. Human Rights Day 2022 marks the beginning of a yearlong…

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Success for Kenneth Young in Statutory Consent Case

Terra Firma’s Kenneth Young, instructed by Rona Macleod at the Legal Services Agency, successfully argued in the Sheriff Court that statutory consent given to a trustee in sequestration to sell the family home is capable of being withdrawn.   The case of The Accountant in Bankruptcy v Watson and Watson called for legal submissions at Glasgow Sheriff Court in November.…

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Tomorrow, 3rd of December, marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This is an annual observance by the United Nations to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and wellbeing of people with disabilities. The theme for this year is “Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in…

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Aileen Miller promoted to partner at Legal Services Agency

Aileen Miller was promoted to partner in the Mental Health and Adults with Incapacity Department on 1st October 2022. After qualifying as a solicitor in August 2010, Aileen began working with well-known Glasgow law firms specialising in Immigration Law before developing an interest in Mental Health and Incapacity Law in 2017. She joined LSA in September…

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LSA Finds that the New Cost of Living Bill does not go far enough

In October 2022, the Scottish Parliament passed the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill (we understand that the Bill has not yet received royal assent). This Bill aims to introduce new measures to protect tenants in the rented sector during the current cost of living crisis and includes a reform of the law on…

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