Client experience and design-led thinking: what law can learn from tech

Following up her session at our Law & Tech Conference in October, Lauren Watson Director of Legal Partnerships at Legl discusses how tech can help firms become more client centric.

International Men's Day 2021: 'Big boys don’t cry, but men do'

For International Men's Day 2021, a director in a large law firm in Scotland shares his experience with his own mental heath struggles and how he manages it.

International Men's Day 2021: Having the strength to not 'man up'

Declan Cleary, a paraplanner at Anderson Strathern Asset Management, shares his experience of anxiety and reminds us that we are not alone.

UK-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement

Our International Policy Executive Adam Marks provides the low down on the recent Agreement in Principle, highlighting the key points and what they mean for the legal profession.

COP26 and human rights - roundtable round up

In the run up to the Conference of the Parties 26 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26), the Society's Working Group on COP26 & Climate Change organised a roundtable event to consider the topic of COP26, climate change and human rights. Alison McNab and Gillian Mawdsley provide a round up from the event.

Journal editorial November 2021

The political choice regarding legal services regulation may ultimately be one of priorities relating to independence and the profession

How to support a struggling trainee

Our Head of Education Rob Marrs offers his top tips and advice on how training supervisors can support a trainee who is struggling, prevent the situation from deteriorating (or even happening in the first place) and help them on their way to qualification.

Finding your reason through decolonising the legal curriculum

To round off Black History Month 2021, University of Aberdeen law lecturers Dr Eddy Wifa and Dr Titilayo Adebola reflect on the need to decolonise the legal curriculum.

Why I work flexibly: Beverley Wood

For our series on flexible working, Beverley Wood, a partner with Morton Fraser LLP, explains how flexible working has developed through her career and the opportunities it can bring for both employers and employees.

Why I work flexibly: Kevin Clancy

For our series focusing on flexible working, Kevin Clancy, a partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn, explains how flexible working enables him to combine being a solicitor and a FIFA international football referee.

COP26 and climate change student competition - winning essay

Read the winning entry to our COP26 and climate change student competition from Lewis Hay at Napier University

Digitalisation and renewable energies – sustainability and governance in Scotland

Angela Daly, a member of the Society's Technology Law and Practice Committee and the COP26 Climate Change Working Group, writes with her research team about the role of digitalisation in ensuring the safety and sustainability of renewable energy systems.