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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Introduction to data protection and the GDPR - Inverness

Join Tim Musson, Director of Computer Law Training, as he covers the main obligations of the GDPR to help you prepare for its arrival. This course is designed for those who have little understanding of the GDPR, and are required to find out more regarding its main obligations.

Introduction to data protection and the GDPR - Aberdeen

Join Tim Musson, Director of Computer Law Training, as he covers the main obligations of the GDPR to help you prepare for its arrival. This course is designed for those who have little understanding of the GDPR, and are required to find out more regarding its main obligations.

Cryptocurrency and blockchain conference

This conference will explore what lawyers will need to learn in the sphere of cryptocurrency and if the law as we know it is ready to manage this new technology.

Developing emotional intelligence for better business relationships

According to The Centre for Creative Leadership (one of the top five executive education bodies in the world) the primary cause for career derailment amongst senior executives is lack of Emotional Intelligence. Decades of research have also revealed that Emotional Intelligence is the reason why people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. Further studies of 500 organisations worldwide indicated that people who score the highest in Emotional Intelligence measures are more likely to be star performers and rise to the top of an organisation.

GDPR update - Glasgow

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduces substantial changes to data protection legislation and its application. This full day course assumes a basic knowledge of data protection and will consider the guidance which has emerged so far.

Sole practitioners' Glasgow networking meeting

Your instruction, your profession, your client – a guide to instructing a Solicitor Advocate.

Sole practitioners' East coast networking meeting

Join Stephen Vallance of Harper Macleod and Alison Fitzsimmons and Mark Wardlaw of Tilney for "Your Wills Bank - An Asset under Threat?" seminar and the opportunity to network with your fellow sole practitioners.

Giving and receiving feedback

Developing an awareness of our strengths and weaknesses is vital if we wish to develop our full potential. Seeking feedback and acting upon it is an extremely useful tool in enhancing our strengths and addressing our blind spots. In addition, leaders may wish to guide and motivate their team by encouraging an environment where feedback is openly shared at an individual and team level.

Commercial law: How to advise innovative and evolving clients in Scotland

This seminar will highlight the current legal developments and consider commercial issues vital to supporting and working with innovative industries and early stage technology companies as a Scottish lawyer in 2018.

Law Society of Scotland Summer Reception

*Registration for this event has now closed. Please email Tessa Malcolm at cpd@lawscot.org.uk to be added to the waiting list*

Advocacy skills

Advocacy skills can be crucial in shaping the outcome of a case. Whether you work in civil or criminal law, are newly qualified or looking to make the move to solicitor advocate, this conference will have something for you.

It's the Law | Private client

Hear from carefully selected industry experts on a variety of practical and technical issues in estate planning, wills, trusts, and tax that impact your private client practice.