All you need to know about membership of the Law Society of Scotland can be found in this section.

Online renewal for 2020/21 is now open, sign in to get started. 

Please email all member login enquiries to and any membership renewal queries to Due to the current situation and it being our busiest time of year we are taking a little longer to reply to emails. Email remains the best way to contact us. Your patience is appreciated.  

If you're not sure where to begin, get in touch and we'll do our best to help.

Practising certificate holders

Information for practising certificate holders.

Registered Foreign / European Lawyer

Find out more about our Registered Foreign Lawyers and our Register of European Lawyers.

Other membership options

Non-practising, roll-only and Fellow


Find out about the traineeship process and the support that we offer.

Accredited Paralegals

Our Accredited Paralegal status is a voluntary accreditation for paralegals working in Scotland.

Student associates

Our free scheme for aspiring solicitors to access careers advice, insights from the profession and opportunities to volunteer with us.

Multi-national and incorporated practices

Find out about Multi-national Practices and Incorporated Practices

Licensed legal service providers

The Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010 allows, for the first time, solicitors to set up business with non-solicitors in so called licensed legal service providers (LPs).


For the full list of Law Society of Scotland fees.