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Top take-aways from my traineeship

NQ solicitor, Aidan Tuohy, reflects on the last two years and shares the key things he has taken away from his traineeship

HNC to Trainee

COPFS trainee Freya Anderson Ward explains why, for her, the HNC Legal Services was the perfect stepping stone to the LLB.

Flexible working and 'walking the talk'

Olivia Moore works in Careers & Outreach at the Law Society of Scotland. In this piece she uses the story of one prospective trainee to examine why employers might want to improve their flexible working practices to accommodate the next generation of solicitors.

The benefits of a good mentor

Ahead of our new mentor training on Wednesday 26 February, Cheryl Ferguson discusses the benefits of a good mentor and how to make the most of your mentoring relationship

HND to LLB and beyond

In the first of a new series of blogs highlighting non-traditional pathways to qualification, David Durie, DPLP student, tells us why studying the HND Legal Services helped him realise his potential and prepare him to for the next step

Getting work experience

Amelia Mah, future trainee solicitor and final year dual-qualifying law student at the University of Dundee, discusses work experience.

New Year - New You! Make mentoring your resolution

Our Careers and Outreach Coordinator, Lyndsey Thomson, talks about the benefits of mentoring and why you should make this your New Year's resolution

My unconventional journey to qualification

Claire Withers, newly-qualified solicitor at Brodies, discusses her journey to qualification and explains why, despite qualifying six years later than intended, she wouldn't change her experiences on the way

The LLB: you’re in...what now, what next?

Amelia Mah, future trainee solicitor,and final year dual-qualifying law student at the University of Dundee, discusses the LLB.

A change of scenery and jurisdiction

A qualified lawyer in Australia, Rebekah Leviston talks about moving to the other side of the world and working as a paralegal in Scotland.

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