Work with us

The people who work at the Society are our greatest asset. We advertise job vacancies and positions on the Council, our committees and working parties.

If you have any recruitment enquiries, or if you are experiencing any problems, please contact us:

By email

For further information please email the HR Department.

By phone

You can call us on + 44 (0) 131 226 7411 

In writing

You can write to us at: HR Department, The Law Society of Scotland, Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EX

Investors in People award

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We were awarded a ‘Silver Accreditation’ from Investors in People Scotland in 2015. They judged us to ‘illustrate a forward thinking and expansive approach to cascading best practice through every level of the organisation. It demonstrates a progressive approach to business improvement through people.’

It’s something we’re very proud of and is just one of the reasons why we think you would enjoy working with us.

Scotland's Best Employer award winner


We were delighted to be crowned Scotland's 'not-for-profit/public sector employer of the year' at the Scotland's Best Employer Awards 2015.

Staff benefits

Benefits of working at the Society include:


  • competitive salary
  • 35-hour week - our standard operating hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • contributory group personal pension plan with generous employer contributions
  • financial assistance towards relevant studies (criteria apply)
  • employee discount scheme

Family friendly

  • flexitime system allowing you to adjust your hours of work (not applicable for some posts)
  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after five years' service
  • seven public holidays
  • enhanced payment for maternity, paternity and adoption leave after two years' service

Health & wellbeing

  • Employee Assistance Programme (offering confidential counselling and information services)
  • childcare voucher scheme
  • free life assurance scheme
  • interest-free travel loan facility
  • bike-to-work scheme
  • generous sick pay scheme
  • Best Doctor® scheme giving access to specialist medical advice
  • healthcare cash plan to assist with the cost of medical, optical & dental treatment

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Our values

The Society places great importance on its values - these were devised by staff in 2012 and underpin how we conduct our business with our members, our colleagues and wider stakeholder groups. Our values are:


We value treating everyone with consideration and dignity.


We value being helpful, accessible, responsive and transparent in the way we work and operate.


We value continously improving exsisting and new services.


We value being accountable, responsible and professional in the decisions that we make.


We value having excellent working relationships with our colleagues, the public and our diverse membership.

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