The accreditation is open to Scottish solicitors, accredited paralegals and other professionals working in legal technology who can demonstrate a good level of experience in legal technology. The types of experience we are looking for are listed below

  •  Lead legal technology projects (as opposed to being a member of the team)
  •  Recognised as expert in certain areas of legal technology
  •  Responsible for the strategic development of technology projects
  •   Possess knowledge, skills and experience that would be regarded as significantly above the ordinary
  •   Write about legal technology. Examples might include for textbooks, websites, or for legal/legal technology publications
  •   Present externally on areas of legal technology - Examples might be at universities, for clients, or for CPD/CLE for lawyers/legal technologists

The sort of areas that you are involved with might include

  • Building client products
  • Change management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data analytics and visualisation
  • Document automation
  • E-discovery
  • Machine learning
  • Use of expert systems

If you think that you meet the critieria then go to the member login in area and complete the online application

We want our Accredited Technologists to be EPIC!

For more information, please contact us at tech@lawscot.org.uk

What does good look like?
Indicator Evidence
Thought leadership Evidence of having contributed to academic texts or journals in your area(s) of specialism. A series of articles for legal and/or technology journals in your area(s) of specialism. A series of blogs, articles or opinion pieces in your area(s) of specialism.
Leading on projects Evidence of leading on legal technology projects at our organisation either via a CV or reference of a colleague, former colleague or client. News articles re: projects that have completed.
Peer recognition A reference from a peer in another non-client organisation highlighting your knowledge, skills and abilities.
Strategic development Evidence of leading on strategic development within their organisation.
Extraordinary skills, knowledge and experience Relevant qualifications. Membership of any relevant professional bodies or societies. Any other pertinent information (e.g. proficiency in a particular discipline, ability in a language).