There are two alternative categories of membership for those who are considering a period of time away from practice of have retired and want to keep in touch with what's going on in the legal profession.

Non-practising member 

Your name automatically stays on the roll. You will continue to receive the Journal and Law Society newsletters and you are entitled to access other services that we provide such professional practice advice, training and members’ benefits. You are also entitled to attend and vote at general meetings as well as stand for Council and the right to vote for Council members. There are no CPD requirements for this category and you are not liable for the SLCC levy.
You are not entitled to practice nor act as a Notary Public.
This is a good option if you wish to remain actively involved in what happens to the profession.

The price of membership is £305 per annum (£202.50 per annum if unemployed). renewal occurs in the October.

Non-practising membership is only open to those on the roll. To apply, please contact registrar@lawscot.org.uk.

Roll only member

This category means that your name stays on the roll of solicitors and you have access to a number of our services. You can receive newsletters and access the online version of the Journal. You will also continue to have access to other services that we provide such professional practice advice, training and courses, members’ benefits and our welfare support service, Lawcare.

It’s a great way of confirming your professional status while keeping in touch with what’s going on in the profession and giving you access to range of services. There are no CPD requirements for this category and you are not liable for the SLCC levy. You are not entitled to practice nor act as a Notary Public.

The price of membership is £100 per annum and renewal occurs in October. To apply, please contact registrar@lawscot.org.uk.