Events - Upcoming
A panel of the UK’s leading private client lawyers will come north for the WS/STEP Private Client Conference. This is a unique chance to hear from top ranked practitioners on the legal and technical issues of lifetime tax planning and post death matters. This year’s programme will focus on the international and cross border issues of succession and incapacity.
A new addition to the WS programme, this conference takes a critical look at developments in the Scottish planning system. The agenda will cover practical subjects such as development viability, planning gain and section 75 agreements, legislative changes and compulsory purchase.
Our flagship conference is popular with all property professionals. This year’s programme takes a commercial focus and will feature case studies by property experts from around the UK. The event is again chaired by Bruce Beveridge WS.
The Right Honourable Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT, Keeper of HM Signet, will compare and contrasts some outstanding features of cases brought on indictment in both England and Scotland.
Events - Archives
A lively annual round up from experienced practitioners on what’s new in employment law and policy. Speakers include Brian Napier QC, Stephen Miller WS (Clyde & Co) and Innes Clark WS (Morton Fraser).
In conversation with Gavin Brown. In this seminar Gavin will translate the lessons he has learned from political debate, live TV and other high pressure presentations to the legal environment.
A comprehensive update for solicitors involved in commercial litigation and ADR. In collaboration with Axiom Advocates and chaired by Sheila Webster WS (Davidson Chalmers).
A specialised technical update for corporate lawyers and in-house commercial counsel. This year’s programme focuses on aspects of corporate lending. Roderick Bruce (Dickson Minto WS) returns as conference chairman.
The popular ALA and WS joint conference on Agricultural Law is in its 19th year, featuring a special session delivered by the Rt Hon Lord Gill.
Lady Susan Rice CBE will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural Financial Services conference.
The WS Society is proud to produce the first ever Blizzard Football Magazine event north of the border.
International sports lawyer Paolo Lombardi discusses international football regulations.
Sheriff Kathrine Mackie will open this year’s conference with a keynote on the topic of All-Scotland Sheriff PI Court.
This popular yearly conference brings together lawyers, professional advisors, investors and developers.