Vlad has worked as an in-house lawyer since 2007. Vlad has worked for 3 local authorities (Midlothian, Moray and Aberdeenshire Councils) in various roles from Trainee Solicitor to Principal Solicitor. He is currently with Dumfries & Galloway Council.

Vlad is the vice President of the Society of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators in Scotland (SOLAR) and is a Committee member of the In-house Lawyers Committee of the Law Society. He Tutors at Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities and is a Chartered Manager (Chartered Management Institute).
Vlad has experience of providing legal assistance and decision making at high level within the above mentioned Councils, SOLAR and as a Director of a Refugee Charity (Refugee Survival Trust). These include advising a number of executive and non-executive Boards and Committees. He has also significant experience of building in-house legal teams.