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Top tips from last year's In-house Rising Star

Leanne Hammell, winner of the In-house Rising Star Award in 2017, discusses her top tips she picked up for succeeding in-house and what being named Rising Star meant to her.

In-house best practice in 7 easy steps

Olivia Parker, interim Head of engagement for in-house lawyers, gives us her key takeaways from April's in-house best practice course.

Becoming a solicitor - the long way round

Paul Nevin, Senior Solicitor at Moray Council, discusses his alcoholism and belated entry to the legal profession.

Reflections on an in-house traineeship

In her final seat and looking forward to qualifying, Joan McHutchison from Glasgow City Council, reflects on an in-house traineeship

Considering a career outside a big firm

Arlene Gibbs, Aberdeenshire Council, discusses her experience at the Lawscot Student Roadshow speaking about career opportunities outside a big firm, from an in-house and high street perspective.

From big firm to in-house secondment

Kirsten Belk, second year trainee at Brodies LLP, discusses the five most importants things she has learned from her secondment at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)

Secret in-house lawyer - think twice before inviting me for a BD lunch

In the latest blog from our 'secret in-house lawyer', we find out about new year invitations and business development.

Three steps to tackle your next presentation

Gavin Brown, director at Speak with Impact, gives his top tips for preparing for presentations with some help from Woodrow Wilson.

Weapons handling and travelling the world

Lieutenant Colonel Eugene-Paul Grant explains what it's like to be an in-house solicitor in the British Army Legal Services team.

What in-house taught me

Ayla Skene, Council member for new lawyers, explains what impact her time working in-house had on her career and skill set.

International Mentoring Day 2017

On International Mentoring Day, we are delighted to share blogs from three participants in our career mentoring scheme.

Creating the in-house best practice course

Colin Anderson, Law Society of Scotland Council member, discusses the new best practice course for in-house lawyers and asks for your input for future CPD events.