New Domain added to Law Society of Scotland Registered Paralegal scheme

28th Nov 2011

Reparation Law has now been added to the scheme. The Law Society, with your help, continues to develop and add new domains….

When the scheme launched the initial phases in 2010 there were 5 legal domains available to register under. We are delighted that there are now 8 legal domains to which you can apply to register with work continuing on more, subject to demand. If you wish to apply under any of the domains under consideration below and you have not completed the Questionnaire for new Domains, please do so now!

Legal Domains

There are currently eight Legal Domains which paralegals can register in:

  • Civil Litigation: Debt Recovery
  • Civil Litigation: Family Law
  • Civil Litigation: Reparation Law
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Domestic Conveyancing
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Wills & Executries

A number of other Legal Domains are under consideration by the Registered Paralegal Standing Committee:

  • Civil Litigation: Industrial Disease
  • Company Registrar/Secretarial
  • Oil and Gas
  • Commercial Law
  • Repossession Law
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