Law Society news
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Teams through to next round of national debating tournament.
Two commemorative plaques highlighting the importance of the ‘snail in a bottle case’ which laid the foundations of the modern law of negligence, have been refurbished and unveiled in Paisley today as part of the Law Society of Scotland’s 70th anniversary celebrations.
Lauren Pennycook, final year law student at the University of Dundee and Vice President (External Competition) of the University of Dundee Mooting Society, discusses her experience of mooting and the benefits this has brought
David Phinn, trainee solicitor at Miller Samuel Hill Brown, discusses his experience of embarking on the traineeship and gives you his top tips for a successful beginning
Trainee, Cheryl Ferguson, talks about training as an architect then changing careers to law and tells us why it was the best decision she made
A first of its kind pilot scheme has been launched to help improve the chances for less-advantaged young people to get into their dream career in the legal sector.
Last week we were joined by insight student Bethan Davies, who's just about to start sixth year. Here's what she thought about her week!
This year’s annual student competition run by the Law Society in partnership with the Scottish Parliament invited students to look at significant legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament in its first 20 years of and how it has made a positive different to the lives of people of Scotland.
Matthew Burton and Michael Dunn from Bearsden Academy have earned the title of Scotland’s best young debaters in the final of the Law Society of Scotland’s Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament, in the tournament's twentieth anniversary year.
Pupils from four Scottish schools are preparing for the final of this year’s Donald Dewar memorial debating tournament in its twentieth anniversary year.
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.
Our Careers and Outreach team who are behind projects which help young people across Scotland engage positively with the law and achieve their legal career aspirations has won the silver ‘Best Association Team’ award in the 2018 Association Excellence Awards.