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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.

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

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

Want to develop your skills and network? Why not join a Law Society committee?

Deborah Lovell is a partner at Anderson Strathern. Following her recent appointment to The Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal, Deborah has stepped down as convener to the Property Law Committee, having served on Law Society committees for 12 years.