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

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Lawscot student roadshow - Edinburgh

Want to know more about a career outside a big firm? Come along to find out about traineeship opportunities in house and with our high street firms.

Advocacy Course (Compulsory) - Glasgow

This course is for trainee solicitors who are applying for admission during the first year of their traineeship.

LexFactor Battle

We are delighted to announce this exciting event in collaboration with our sponsors, Lockton and Titlesolv. This is a battle of the legal profession bands to raise money for the LawScot Foundation. The Foundation is our social mobility charity, founded a few years ago to ensure that coming from a less advantageous economic background is not a barrier to talented young people joining the Scottish legal profession.

Financial crime conference

This event will bring you up to date with the key legislative and case law affecting financial crime in Scotland as well as providing advice on practical aspects such as working with the police and expert witnesses.

Sheriff court (civil): practice & procedure seminar

Attend this seminar, for peer guidance and practical top tips from experts in the field on topics ranging from pre-action protocols to rules of procedure covering every aspect of your practice.

Sheriff court (civil): practice & advocacy seminar

Attend this seminar and improve your advocacy skils as we explore the many emerging issues around jury proceedings in civil cases introduced by Section 63 (2) of the Courts reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and the specific advocacy skills needed to conduct these trials.

Immigration law conference

This conference will address the key areas in immigration law, providing valuable opportunities for learning and discussion with expert speakers and fellow delegates.

In-house best practice course

This course will appeal to those who have recently moved in-house in both the public and private sectors. The programme has been specifically designed to support and guide new in-house solicitors or those going into a solo legal counsel role or a small in-house team.

Domestic abuse in social housing seminar

This event will define domestic abuse and its implications as set out in the 2018 Act, and will analyse the many fundamental issues that are uncovered by the interplay between social housing, domestic abuse and human rights.

Employment law conference

This event will provide guidance on challenging issues in your employment law practice, and also will discuss many areas from the gig economy to discrimination law and much more.

Data protection officer training

This event will provide you with a further grounding in data protection law – including a progress report on GDPR – while addressing the practicalities of the role such as providing training to colleagues and implementing policies within the organisation.

Essential financial skills for legal professionals

This introductory one-day workshop is perfect for legal professionals at all levels who wish to gain a practical working knowledge of finance.