Law Society news
- in the category: New lawyers
Rob Marrs, our Head of Education, talks about the recent roundtable we hosted for people from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background, and explains the steps you can take to get a more diverse group of people applying to your organisation.
Nadine Martin, an associate in the family law team at Harper Macleod, explains why she wanted to become a mentor within the profession and tells us about the training required to do so.
Our governing Council agreed that the recommended remuneration for trainee solicitors should be £19,500 for those in their first year and £22,500 for second-year trainees, an increase of £500.
Alison Howells, law student at Edinburgh University, explains why you should seek legal experience in first and second year of university and how to do so.
Olivia Parker, Interim Head of Careers & Outreach at the Law Society of Scotland, shares two key takeaways on how employers can practically get engaged with social mobility.
In-house Lawyers Committee member, David Boag, solicitor at Glasgow City Council and one of this year’s judges, explains why the In-house Rising Star Award is so important in celebrating emerging in-house talent.
Do you know an in-house legal star? Nominations for the 2019 In-house Rising Star Award are now open.
Our first Admissions Ceremony of the year took place at the Signet Library in Edinburgh this morning with 58 new solicitors being admitted to the profession.
Daryl Jarvis, trainee solicitor at BTO Solicitors, was last year's inaugural winner of the Innovation Cup with his risk management tool. Here he tells us what winning has meant to him, and why you should consider entering this year.
If you’re a Diploma student, or an LLB student in your final or penultimate year, this is your chance to win three weeks’ paid work experience in the Office of the Solicitor to the Scottish Parliament as well as a £500 cash prize.
Partner, GC, specialist, freelancer? Inspirational speakers lined up for our career development roadshow
Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, talks about our upcoming career development roadshow and reveals our fantastic line-up of panel members so far for each location.
Our secret in-house solicitor contemplates what the employer can do to help candidates overcome their nerves for that all-important traineeship interview.