Journal editorial May 2021

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.

Journal editorial May 2021

Emergency measures are necessary, but we must still be careful that they do not go too far

Journal editorial May 2021

Richard Martin introduces the Mindful Business Charter, designed to reduce triggers for stress in the workplace, and invites organisations to attend a webinar to find out more.

Journal editorial May 2021

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

Journal editorial May 2021

Elizabeth Rimmer, CEO of LawCare, outlines their support available for anyone working in the legal profession experiencing mental health or wellbeing problems.

Journal editorial May 2021

Policy executive and secretary to our criminal law committee, Gillian Mawdsley, reflects on a successful roundtable event bringing together organisations representing victims of sexual assualt with the profession and academics as part of ongoing research into jury decision making

Journal editorial May 2021

The Scottish Sentencing Council's proposed guideline for young offenders should be looked at in the wider sentencing context

Journal editorial May 2021

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

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.