Journal editorial May 2021

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

Journal editorial May 2021

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

Journal editorial May 2021

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

Journal editorial May 2021

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.

Journal editorial May 2021

The words and actions of the UK Government are causing unease for believers in democracy and the rule of law

Journal editorial May 2021

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

Journal editorial May 2021

Morna Ronnie, Head of Programmes at Back in Business, talks about closing the skills gap, increasing diversity and returners to the profession.

Journal editorial May 2021

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

Journal editorial May 2021

Back in November our Equality and Diversity Manager Elaine MacGlone attended the Stonewall Scotland workplace conference. A key theme was the power of partnerships to pool resources and exceed what an individual organisation may be able to achieve on their own - an approach which the Law Society is always keen to embrace.

Journal editorial May 2021

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

Journal editorial May 2021

ELSA’s history, its global and national links as well as unique opportunities that it offers to its members. We want to raise awareness and to gain practical and financial support from law firms. Our aim is to organise events that will add value to the academic and work experiences offered to ELSA members.

Journal editorial May 2021

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