The Journal is the leading magazine devoted to the legal profession in Scotland, providing legal updates, practice articles, briefings and interviews with key industry figures. The magazine is distributed to over 13,000 members and subscribers. If you wish to contribute to the magazine please email our Editor Peter Nicholson. If you wish to subscribe to the magazine, please contact us.

You can also keep up to date on what’s happening across the legal sector with the Journal’s daily updates in the legal news section of our website and read the latest Law Society news.


Printed copies of the Journal now available

Members can now choose to receive a printed copy of the Journal Magazine. If you want to subscribe to receive a hard copy going forward, please sign in to your profile page and opt in.
Latest Lawscot jobs
McIntosh McCann Family & Civil Solicitors Negotiable

Conveyancing Locum , Glasgow

The required candidate will ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience and be able to demonstrate competence in the following;Handling all residential conveyancing matters from inception to completionResidential Sales and Purchase transactionsTransfer of Title and Equity Release  New Build Home PurchasesDemonstrate effectively handling a busy caseload whilst maintaining client...
Brown & McRae Negotiable


 This position requires a motivated, organised person who can work independently, has experience of appearing in the Sherriff Court, as well as strong advocacy skills. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload of family law, civil litigation, guardianships, debt recovery and landlord/tenant disputes, and should have...
Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland Negotiable

Legal Officer , Edinburgh

*This is a fixed term, 12 month post*The Legal Officer will work in the Commissioner’s Advice and Investigations Team, reporting to the Head of Advice and Investigations. You will be responsible for the provision of internal legal advice and the lawful and effective use of the Commissioner’s investigative powers, as...
Wallace Quinn & Co Negotiable

Conveyancing Solicitor , Livingston & Glasgow

 You’ll have at least two years post qualifying experience and be able to handle a high-volume caseload. You’ll deal with all aspects of residential and new-build conveyancing.  Whilst your workload will be predominately residential, you’ll be a hard worker who isn’t precious about helping out with whatever is required with...
View more at