Networking seminars

All sole practitioners are welcome at the monthly networking meetings in Glasgow and Edinburgh. These meetings count as verifiable CPD. If you would like further information or to set up a new group, please contact us.


Law Society offices, Atria One, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EX: 5.30pm coffee and registration. Presentation 6.00pm - 7.00pm


RFPG Hall, 12 Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow G2 1BT: 5.30 pm   


To book your place at any of the Edinburgh meetings, please contact us and to book your place at any of the Glasgow SPG group meetings (£5 donation requested), please contact Paul Carnan


private discussion forum available to all sole practitioners but not the general public, is available as a sub-group of our LinkedIn Group. Items and events of relevance to sole practitioners are notified here and on the High Street Solicitors twitter account, @HighStreetLSS Please join up!

Practice support: locum working

The Society's recruitment website LawScotJobs currently offers free advertisement of locum positions by sole practitioners.  If you are taking a break or need assistance at short notice, register the position you wish to fill  as a recruiter. Candidates can register for free and sign up to receive automatic email alerts of suitable positions. Full information about finding a locum or working as a locum  is available on the Find a Locum page.

Setting up as a sole practitioner?

A summary of the basic information you will need to consider before starting out on your own, along with details of helpful contacts can be obtained from the Registrar team, who will be happy to talk through your own circumstances and ideas, as every situation and solution may be unique.


Business Support

A range of support for members  -  from our IT procurement guide to navigating GDPR, or using the Law Society logo for your business.