Our content is developed by our researcher team and produced by specialist educational technologists. Live webinars give you the opportunity to question the experts. If you can’t make it, all our webinars are available to access shortly after broadcast. Our library of on-demand modules from leading experts cover law and practice updates, professional skills, as well as including selected content from our conferences and seminars.

Modules are segmented into learning objectives with multiple choice questions to ensure an effective and flexible experience.

You can register for any of the below events and choose the modules you want within each category. Confirmation emails will be sent to the email address on your member account.

If you have an idea for a webinar or need assistance booking, please email cpd@lawscot.org.uk or call 0131 476 8201.

Getting started with Online CPD

Search all our online CPD

View our online learning based on categories of law and areas of interest

View selected sessions from our 2018 annual conference.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose.

Available modules include:

  • Brexit - Scotland’s place in the world, Iain Anderson
  • In house lawyers - Budgets, Relationships & Ethics, Ciaran Fenton
  • Brexit and beyond - A new era for constitutional litigation, Aidan O'Neill QC
  • Smart Collaboration - The rock star v the whole band, Dr Heidi Gardner
  • Panel session - Brexit: 154 days until exit day, Michael P Clancy OBE, Dr Kirsteen Shields, María Elena Sanz Arcas, Helena Raulus
  • Panel session - Innovations in business development & marketing, Austin Lafferty, Lisa Law, Director, Catriona Watt, Tania Hemming, Matt Sullivan
  • Panel session - How to attract and retain future leaders, Thomas Chalmers, Elaine Motion, Martha Clark, Graham Robertson
  • Panel session - Diversity and the gender pay gap, Val Dougan, Elizabeth Gardiner, Judith Morrison, Lynn Welsh, David Hoey
  • Panel session -  Scotland's legal scene: The evolving market and ways of practice, John Mulholland, Stephen Gold, Rachel Wood, Mark Harrison
  • Technology and Risk - Cyberattacks and hacks (when, not if…), Professor Bill Buchanan OBE

Select the option for all modules to gain 7.75 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your online CPD from our 2018 annual conference

Online CPD covering:

Agriculture and estates | Commercial property | Construction | Contract - property disputes | Environment | Landlord - tenant | Planning and property litigation

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose.

Available modules include:

  • Acquisitions and disposals round-up, Charles Hay
  • Commercial Leasing - Update and Review, Karen Hunt & Rachel Oliphant
  • Common good law, Andrew Ferguson
  • Dilapidations in a commercial lease - the latest developments, Matthew Farrell
  • LBTT and ADS update: The latest legislation and developments, Isobel d'Inverno
  • PropTech innovation- Changing legal practice, Nicholas Kirby
  • Risks and Remedies - Searches, Clare Tasker
  • Termination of leases- Where are we now, Caroline Drummond
  • The New Telecommunications Code, Karen Craig and Stephen Moffat, Anderson Strathern
  • Top five recent developments in commercial leasing, Ken Gerber
  • Voluntary registration, Sophie Noble & Kate Bond

Select the option for all modules to gain 8.75 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your business premises online CPD

Online CPD covering:

Agriculture, crofting and fishing | Alternative investment market | Banking - finance | Charities | Competition | Corporate tax | Debt recovery | insolvency | bankruptcy | EU / international | Family business advice | Insolvency - corporate recovery | Insurance | Joint venture | Mergers and acquisitions | Pensions (Company) | Private equity | Public finance initiative | Public sector | SME business advice | Unit Trusts| OEICs and investment trusts

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Addressing complications in the insolvency process, Steven Jansch
  • Company Law – Directors and Shareholders, Professor Nicholas Grier
  • Company voluntary arrangements - the year of the landlord, Claire Massie
  • Competition law, Catriona Munro and Jamie Dunne
  • Complex asset recovery - strategic and practical considerations, Ian Richardson
  • Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Act 2017, Karen Manning and John MacLeod
  • Crypto-forensics and identifying ephemeral assets, Vijay Rathour
  • Offshore Simple solutions to complex problems, Mike Savill
  • Open Banking, Neil Campbell and Stewart Bingham
  • Reform and challenges in the insolvency sector, Kelly Jones and Paul Burke
  • The Insolvency Sector and Law - Recent Trends and Changes, Yvonne Brady
  • The Insolvency Sector and Law - Recent Trends and Changes: Part 2, Yvonne Brady

Select the option for all modules to gain 9 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your company and commercial online CPD

Online CPD covering:

Disability | Discrimination| Human rights

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Right to roam: Greg Sanders, Westwater Advocates

Select this module to gain 0.75 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your consumer and civil rights online CPD

Online CPD covering:

Alternative dispute resolution | Civil court work | Civil legal aid | Commercial litigation | Medical negligence - defender | Personal injury - defender

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Commercial Mediation - What is it and How Does it Work, Paul Kirkwood and Pamela Lyall
  • Simple Procedure update and Review, David Alexander and Scott Runciman, Gilson Gray

Select the option for all modules to gain 2.5 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your dispute resolution online CPD

Online CPD covering:

Employment | Employment law | Health and safety | Pensions (employment)

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • 10 things you need to know about the Trade Union Act 2016, David Morgan, Burness Paull
  • A Basic Guide To TUPE Seminar, David Hossack
  • Employment status and the gig economy, Katy Wedderburn
  • TUPE: update and review, David Hossack and Alan Delaney

Select the option for all modules to gain 4 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your employment online CPD

Online CPD covering essential professional skills.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Improving profits, facts not fiction, Graeme McKinstry and David Cullen
  • Social media: the law for your clients and business development for you, Simon Allison and Andrew Wallace, Blackadders

Select the option for all modules to gain 2 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your essential skills online CPD

Online CPD covering:

Adoption | Advice for the elderly - powers of attorney | Children | Education | Family and divorce

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Cohabitation and Marriage for residential conveyancers: the vital issues, Robert Gilmour
  • Departures from Equal Sharing, Carolyn MacBride and Anne Hall Dick
  • Powers of Attorney - common concerns and difficult situations, David E McClements

Select the option for all modules to gain 3 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your family and relationships online CPD

Online CPD for sole practitioners and high street firms.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • An update from Registers of Scotland, Calum Shepherd
  • Best practice for complaints, Jennifer Sinclair
  • Cybersecurity issues for sole practice and high street practitioners, Basil Manoussos, Cyber Academy
  • Planning for your succession, Graeme McKinstry
  • Succession planning: Financial impacts and strategy, James Lockhart

Select the option for all modules to gain 3.25 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your high street and general practice online CPD

Online CPD for in-house lawyers, including 1.75 hours free risk management CPD 

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Competition law for in-house lawyersStewart Hardie and Aiste Slezeviciute
  • Contract update: Commercial, IP, outsourcing and technology trends and how they impact contract drafting and negotiation, John McKinlay
  • Critical contribution: the role of in-house counsel in a successful organisation, Bruce Beveridge
  • Data protection update: data breach and class action, Duncan Turner and Catriona Garcia-Alis
  • Dealing with internal clients, Fraser Bell
  • Duties of a company secretary and Companies House matters, Gary Gray
  • Effective Research Skills for In-house Lawyers, Lorna Robertson and Kayleigh McGarry
  • Employment update, Euan Smith
  • Living with Risk - Legal Management, Ian Jones (Free risk management CPD)
  • Navigating a new in-house role - panel insight from leading in-house lawyers, Fraser Bell, Aisling McMullan and Maree Allison
  • Panel session: demonstrating value and retaining influence, Alison York, Stephen Taylor and Lindsay Thomson
  • Panel session: legal technology - more than hype? Katy McNeil, Christopher Morgan, Leigh Kirkpatrick and Stefano Rinaldi
  • Paying the right price for external legal services, Richard G Stock
  • Performance indicators for the legal department, Richard G Stock
  • Recent cases in the Supreme Court and Inner House, Tony Jones QC
  • The key characteristics of an in-house lawyer, Aisling McMullan and Maree Allison
  • The in-house future: the more things change, the more they stay the same, Frances Coats

Select the option for all modules to gain 15.5 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your in-house online CPD

Online CPD covering immigration and asylum.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Immigration and Employment issues update and review, David Hossack and Stuart McWilliams

Select this module to gain 1 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your immigration online CPD

Online CPD on technology for lawyers.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Artifical Intelligence, Sylvie Delacroix and Dr Lillian Edwards
  • Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: panel session, Casey Kuhlman, Susan Ramonat and Jamie Watt
  • Cybercrime, Professor Michael Levi
  • Cybersecurity and Data protection: panel session, Ross McKenzie, Federico Charosky and Jackie Archibald
  • Essential skills for the lawyer of the future, Kerry Trewern and Maeve Lavelle
  • Fintech series: blockchain, Andrew Jordan and Leigh Kirkpatrick
  • How can the legal profession shape technological change
  • Leading digital for legal professionals, Alasdair Thomson and Dr Jim Hamill
  • Supreme Court Justice Lord Briggs on innovation in court practice
  • The future practice - transforming firms: panel session, Alan Stuart, Laura Fessey and Alasdair Thomson
  • The futureproof lawyer - developments in the profession: panel session, Joya van Hout, Jo Sidhu and Naomi Pryde

Select the option for all modules to gain 9 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your legal tech online CPD

Online CPD on regulation and compliance.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Conducting AML risk assessments for TCSP, Alex White
  • Financial crime threats, trends and risks for the legal profession, David Artingstall
  • Key anti-money laundering legislation and controls, Graham Mackenzie
  • The ethics of financial crime and legal professional privilege, Jane Jarman
  • Trust and Company Service Provision, Alex White
  • AML: what's the big deal, Callum Murray
  • Fraud AML and Regulatory Risk Update, Morna Grandison
  • GDPR implementation, Maureen Falcolner

Select the option for all modules to gain 6.75 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your regulation and compliance online CPD

Online CPD covering residential property.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Help to buy and lifetime ISAS, Andrew Kayley and Chris Harris
  • Mitigating Risk and key updates: Cyber-Security, Fraud, GDPR and Professional Practice, Morna Grandison and Gillian Alexander
  • Neighborhood and Boundary Disputes, Donald Reid
  • Residential conveyancing: update and Review, Ross MacKay
  • The business of property, Ron Hastings and Tim Taylor
  • Update from the Keeper of Registers of Scotland, Jennifer Henderson
  • LBTT: key issues and practical guidance, Isobel d'Inverno, Brodies
  • LBTT: Three yearly reviews, tricky issues and penalities, Caroline Colliston, DWF LLP
  • ADS: key issues and practical guidance, Isobel d'Inverno, Brodies
  • Issues on assumption of debt and sub-sale development relief, Iain Doran, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Select the option for all modules to gain 8 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your residential property online CPD

Free online CPD on risk management.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Introduction to Risk Management in legal sector, Alastair Frood
  • Money laundering regulations, Graham MacKenzie
  • Risk of AI, AI for Risk, Burkhard Schafer
  • The Importance of Risk management, Gail Cook, Locktons
  • The Master Policy and Risk management, Gail Cook, Locktons
  • What could possibly go wrong, Linda Moir

Select the option for all modules to gain 3 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your free risk management online CPD

Online CPD on wills, trusts and executries.

The number of verifiable CPD hours varies depending on which items you choose to book.

Available modules include:

  • Drafting efficient wills: practice guidance, Laura Burns
  • How to avoid complaints: best practice, Mark Paxton
  • Lifetime inheritance tax, Martin Campbell and Sarah Thurston
  • Managing an exectury to avoid negligence claims, Eilidh M. Scobbie
  • Private client tax: update and review, Claire Macpherson, Burness Paull
  • Wills and trusts essentials, Dale Ross and Stewart Dunbar

Select the option for all modules to gain 5.5 hours verifiable CPD

Click here to book your wills online CPD