Blogs & opinions
Zoe Workman, a LLB student at Stirling University, reveals what it's like to home school three primary-age children, while also studying for her law exams during the lockdown.
Street Law trainer, Emmanuel De Abreu, provides a reflection of his time as a street law trainer and why law students should consider getting involved
Amina Amin, a first-year trainee solicitor at Jones Whyte LLP, offers her top five tips to others just starting their legal career on how to combat imposter syndrome.
In the latest in her series on mental wellbeing, Hannah Frahm explains how mindfulness can help us in the 'new normal' we find ourselves in.
Following on from a workshop with high street practitioners Olivia Moore, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society of Scotland, lays out some simple steps for smaller employers to include in a wellbeing strategy following the coronavirus pandemic.
Our Policy Executive and Criminal Law Committee Secretary, Gillian Mawdsley, watches legal history being made as an observer of the first virtual summary court trial taking place in Scotland this week.
Recent behaviour by Government has not encouraged respect for the rule of law, and a very different approach is needed to build future trust
Having recently returned to work from maternity leave, Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers & Outreach, offers her personal experience of juggling work and childcare during lockdown, and why speaking to other parents and carers is such a help.
As the Law Society publishes the findings of its gender equality roundtables, Past President Alison Atack reflects on the progress made across the profession to promote gender equality, the work still to do and tangible ways people can help.
Our co-convener of the Legal Aid Committee, Ian Moir, writes about his work to progress written pleas of guilty during the current Covid-19 lockdown
Craig Smith, solicitor at East Dunbartonshire Council, discusses his experience of being an in-house trainee and why a career in-house is well worth considering.