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Gavin Smith, a trainee at Standard Life, explains how, whilst in-house and private practice traineeships have their differences, they actually have a lot in common.
There are some dilemmas faced by those practising in-house that most dare not speak of. Not so our secret in-house lawyer. In the latest blog, they tackle a tricky question - who is your client?
David Bryson, Senior Legal Counsel at Baillie Gifford & Co and co-Vice Convener of the In-house Lawyers Committee, provides some time management tips to help you get the most out of your day.
Glasgow-based solicitor Leanne Hammell has been named as the Law Society of Scotland’s In-house Rising Star 2017.
The finalists for the Law Society of Scotland’s 2017 In-house Rising Star Award have been announced.
Christopher Knudsen is a trainee solicitor at North Lanarkshire Council, Legal and Democratic Solutions. He is coming to the end of his first seat in Asset and Information and will shortly be moving to a seat in Licensing and Litigation.
Kundai Phute, Governance Solicitor at Aberdeen City Council, reflects on her first few months as an in-house solicitor and some of the things she loves about her move over from private practice.
At this month’s ‘CPD for In-house Lawyers’ seminar, Amanda Jones – Head of the Employment, Pensions & Immigration team at Maclay Murray& Spens LLP – spoke to us about gender pay gap reporting. Here, Amanda reflects further on what this means for organisations and those involved with collating the data.
Your last chance to nominate someone brilliant for the 2017 In-house Rising Star Award, is fast approaching – final nominations for this prestigious award must be submitted by this Friday, 31 March.
In the second part of this series, Vlad Valiente outlines the process involved in restructuring Midlothian Council's legal department following the decision to meet more of its legal needs in-house.
If one of your colleagues or contacts is an in-house Scottish solicitor or trainee; or if you work in an in-house legal role, then you might be eligible to nominate or be nominated for the In-house Rising Star Award.
In the first part of a two-part series, Vlad Valiente explains how Midlothian Council weighed up the potential pros and cons of bringing more legal work back in-house.