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Meditation: Becoming a mindful lawyer, 10 minutes at a time

NQ Solicitor Tim Taylor shares his experience of mindfulness and explains how his daily meditation practise has had a positive impact on his personal and professional development.

Three Scottish solicitors awarded newly introduced accreditation

After demonstrating their vast experience and understanding of professional regulation, three solicitors in Scotland have been accredited with the Regulation of Professional Conduct Law specialism.

The law of succession - what next?

John Kerrigan, member of our Trusts and Succession Law Sub-Committee, summarises the Scottish Government's response to the consultation on the law of succession.

The importance of networking – say yes to that lunch!

Hannah Leslie, trainee solicitor at Springfield Properties Plc, discusses the importance of networking when you’re a trainee.

Upcoming events

Compulsory risk management training roadshows

Free compulsory risk management training in association with RSA Insurance Group and Locktons.

CPD for in-house lawyers - Privilege

This free one hour CPD session will provide a refresher on legal privilege for in-house lawyers and bring you up to date on the most recent case law.

Law Society of Scotland Charity Quiz and Fizz Night

As part of our regular calendar of events in England & Wales, we invite you to join us and Lawscot Foundation for a festive celebration and fundraising quiz night in the heart of London.

Sole practitioners' networking meeting

The Coal Authority - Protecting the public from hidden risks • The impact of the coal mining legacy, with a focus on specific areas of Scotland • An introduction to the work of the Coal Authority • When mining risks become hazards – a coal mine shaft collapse case study • Protecting your client’s investment – the range of search reports available from the Coal Authority • How our data is updated • Support available from the Coal Authority