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Life as a court trainee

Ross O'Donnell, first year trainee at TC Young, tells us why he believes that life as a court trainee is truly fascinating.

Save, donate and nominate to help the Lawscot Foundation

With many of us working from home and saving on commuting and eating-out costs, donating what you save to the Lawscot Foundation and nominating others to do the same will make a real difference to the lives of law students from less-advantaged backgrounds, explains our Careers Development Officer Darren Kerr.

Staying healthy under lockdown

Trainee and qualified personal trainer, Nicky Beach, TLT LLP, explains how we can all stay fit and healthy whilst adhering to the lockdown restrictions

The virtual reality of the solicitor estate agency market

NQ Solicitor Aidan Tuohy explains how the process of conveyancing has changed under the current lockdown measurements

Why now is the time to support the Lawscot Foundation

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will hit those from less-advantaged backgrounds the hardest, making it more important than ever to support the work of the Lawscot Foundation, explains our Head of Careers & Outreach Heather McKendrick.

How mindfulness can create that little bit of much needed distance

In the second of her blogs relating to mindfulness, Hannah Frahm, tells us how mindfulness can play it's part during the lockdown

Mentoring during lockdown

Our Careers and Outreach Coordinator and Career Development Mentoring Scheme lead, Lyndsey Thomson, tells us why you should consider mentoring during this time of uncertainty

Fact or fiction? Answering students and trainees' coronavirus questions

Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers & Outreach, explores some of the myths and questions that have arisen about how the coronavirus outbreak may affect students and trainees.

Why non-traditional educational routes can bring a valuable perspective to the legal profession

In the last of our series of blogs relating to alternative pathways into the profession, Emma Jackson, curriculum head for legal services and Jason Graham, lecturer in law, City of Glasgow College, tell us how non-traditional educational routes can bring a valuable perspective to the legal profession.

Should you consider college before university?

In the latest of our series of blogs, Fife College lecturer, Sarah-Jane McCormick, discusses why many students choose to study the HNC/D Legal Services prior to the LLB and the benefits of doing so

Can you become a solicitor with no Highers? I did!

Kevin Currie, discusses his journey from his time as an apprentice mechanic, with no Highers, to becoming a trainee solicitor at Andersonbain LLP and the hurdles he faced along the way

How mindfulness can help us take back control

Hannah Frahm, a dual-qualified solicitor working at Brodies and mindfulness and meditation teacher tells us how mindfulness can help us to take back control