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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

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.

Journal editorial February 2020

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