Blogs & opinions archive for 2020
- Posts in 2020
Could the COVID-19 crisis provide an opportunity for some radical thinking about our society?
Clear, consistent communication is more vital than ever, particularly with colleagues and furloughed employees. Olivia Moore, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, examines how to get it right.
Convener of the Criminal Law Committee Debbie Wilson reflects on the effect of intolerance and hatred in a society and the responsibility the legal profession has in preventing it.
Trainee and qualified personal trainer, Nicky Beach, TLT LLP, explains how we can all stay fit and healthy whilst adhering to the lockdown restrictions
NQ Solicitor Aidan Tuohy explains how the process of conveyancing has changed under the current lockdown measurements
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.
In the second of her blogs relating to mindfulness, Hannah Frahm, tells us how mindfulness can play it's part during the lockdown
Our Head of In-house Member Engagement, Beth Anderson, shares some of the key themes from our first virtual roundtable for in-house lawyers and, in particular, reflects on how many teams are taking a collaborative approach during the crisis.
Our Careers and Outreach Coordinator and Career Development Mentoring Scheme lead, Lyndsey Thomson, tells us why you should consider mentoring during this time of uncertainty
Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers & Outreach, explores some of the myths and questions that have arisen about how the coronavirus outbreak may affect students and trainees.
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.