Our upcoming events are listed below including CPD & Training, sole practitioners networking meetings and dedicated events for students, trainees and newly qualified solicitors.

Find out about upcoming Smartcard events

Family Businesses: Continuity and Succession Planning CPD

At this seminar our speakers will provide practical tips on how to effectively advise your clients to protect their businesses from the impact of divorce and death.

Trainee supervision information and refresher session

This event is primarily for current and future trainee supervisors, training managers, HR practitioners and those with other trainee management responsibilities. The session will provide information on what is required of trainees during their traineeship, from a regulatory perspective and by extension, what the role of the trainee supervisor/ training manager is. There will also be a focus on supporting trainees’ wellbeing as they adjust to their new role and a chance to ask questions throughout the session.

Wellbeing roundtable for law students

We're hosting this event to hear from law students, as an open forum to understand how your experiences during study have impacted your wellbeing. Perhaps more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic, mental health and wellbeing have been discussed widely and we want to take this opportunity to hear from the future of our profession.

Annual Conference 2021 CPD

Our online annual conference is our most ambitious yet. There will be over 22 hours of verifiable CPD, with contributions from over 70 speakers and panellists – meaning this is the largest and most extensive meeting of peers and colleagues from across the legal profession available anywhere this year.

Ace that interview

This event for Scots Law students and graduates will focus on developing communication skills for interviews and enhancing your impact whether in an online or in-person environment

In-house Best Practice Course May 2021 CPD

Join us online over the course of two mornings for insights, debate, and practical training given by experienced in-house lawyers and receive expert guidance from Law Society of Scotland colleagues.

Women in law: a journey from Madge to majority but where next?

To commemorate what would have been Madge Easton Anderson’s 125th birthday, a panel of women from across the legal profession will consider the journey from Madge to majority and discuss where next for women in the Scottish legal professions.

Advocacy focused Workshops: Advanced Level CPD

These workshops focus on core skills for both your written and oral advocacy needs. Designed to assist solicitor advocates refine their techniques and enhance effectiveness in the course of their practice

Children (Scotland) Act 2020 Workshop CPD

Taking place in May 2021, this online workshop will delve into key changes introduced by the Children (Scotland) Act and how these are expected to affect the work of family law practitioners.

What lessons about wellbeing has the pandemic taught us?

Day 1 of our Mental Health Awareness Week event series (Monday 10 May). We invite a panel of speakers to reflect on what we have learned during the pandemic in relation to wellbeing. What has changed in our personal and working lives, and what lessons can we keep for the future?

Essential Business Development Skills CPD

In this 6 x 1 hour Business Development training we aim to deliver transformational skills and behaviours that will help you grow your business through increasing client numbers, improve customer service and develop outstanding teams.

LBTT and ADS Update Seminar CPD

Join us online for live practical updates on the latest developments around LBTT and ADS.