• Vlad Valiente
  • Sheekha Saha

Secretary: Beth Anderson (

Aims & functions of the committee

  • to engage with in-house solicitors and trainees (not working in private practice), ensuring the Law Society understands and serves their professional needs.
  • to promote the interests and status of in-house solicitors and trainees.
  • to encourage and assist in the development of better training of solicitors and trainees working in-house.
  • to promote the value of employing in-house solicitors and trainees to organisations who do not currently employ solicitors or trainees.

 Vlad Valiente (co-convener), Dumfries and Galloway Council
Sheekha Saha (co-convener), Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Michael Byrne, User Testing Limited
Deborah Carroll, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
Neil Campbell, NatWest
Catherine Corr, Scottish Enterprise
Hope Craig, Aviva
John Forsyth, Lloyds Banking Group
Mairi Gibson, Revenue Scotland
Chris Lewis-Laverty, Sodexo
Rachael McLean, Scottish Government Legal Directorate
Jennifer Malcolm, BayWa r.e. UK Limited
Leigh Monteforte, LexisNexis
Anne Stewart, Scottish Social Services Council
Marion Sweetland, Aegon UK