Events - Upcoming
The WS Society, in collaboration with Scotland Street Press and Edinburgh World Heritage, is delighted to sponsor the book launch of one of its members, John Fulton WS.
Events - Archives
The annual planning law update will focus on the implementation of the recently enacted Planning (Scotland) Act 2019. A panel of experts will look at the roles and responsibilities of planning authorities, the house building industry, community interests and the part to be played by professional advisers.
The WS Society and STEP Scotland’s joint conference for private client lawyers and advisers returns on 3 October. This year’s programme has an estate planning theme, with a range expert of speakers covering legal, practical and tax planning matters to update professionals advising individuals on asset protection and inter-generational wealth transfer.
Featuring four expert panellists, this event will cover what’s new in practice, the market, the Registers, LBTT and a case law update.
The popular Employment Law Conference celebrates its tenth anniversary on 26 September 2019. Sean Jones QC will deliver the keynote address.
With Sheriff Nigel Ross keynote address, the annual CDR conference is the leading update for solicitors involved in commercial litigation in Scotland.
Reflecting the current market, the programme centres on foreign investment and the acquisition and disposal of businesses overseas by Scottish companies.
The longstanding Agricultural Law Association and WS Society joint conference on Agricultural Law returns for its 22nd consecutive year.
Recognising that small law firms make up the backbone of the profession, the event focuses on how these businesses prepare for and meet changing client needs.
This annual conference equips PI lawyers with the technical and legal knowledge to adapt to the latest changes in this area and to prepare for more. The Hon Lady Carmichael will give the keynote address.
The Rt Hon Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, former President of the UK Supreme Court, will give the keynote address at our annual event for IP lawyers.
Save the date for the British Irish Commercial Bar Association’s Annual Conference on 4 April 2019.
The theme for the conference is the evolving governance picture in Scotland. The programme includes legal updates on the emerging codes and guidance for charity trustees and their advisers.
Save the date for the Property Law Panel which concludes the CPD year at the WS Society.
This year’s planning law update offers a focused insight into the new planning bill, due to come into force by the end of the year.
This year’s programme focuses on older clients, with a range of speakers covering legal, practical and tax planning matters to update professionals working directly with older people.
The popular annual Employment Law update returns on 27 September. This established conference is a key event for all employment lawyers and HR professionals.
Bringing together a variety of professionals from across the financial services sector this conference is designed to deliver a practical understanding of the latest regulatory matters, and to offer insights into the current challenges facing the sector.
The WS Society is delighted to host the Nutmeg team at the Signet Library for their first event in Edinburgh.
This conference is the leading update for solicitors involved in commercial litigation in Scotland.
In this special address, Lady Hale – in her first speech in Scotland since being appointed as President of the UK Supreme Court – will reflect on the contribution of that court to the development of devolution jurisprudence within and across the devolution settlements.