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Profile of the Profession research tender

Information on how to tender for our equality and diversity research, Profile of the Profession.

International Women's Day 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we are proud to recognise the important role female solicitors have played in Scotland and further afield.

Innocent bystander or co-conspirator?

Heather McKendrick, our Head of Careers and Outreach considers the blurred distinction between 'turning a blind eye' and being complicit to an incident and looks at how Street Law encourages lively debate and independent thought.

First Minister and leading legal figures back LGBT+ workplace equality campaign

A campaign to promote LGBT+ equality in the workplace is being launched by the Law Society of Scotland and The Glass Network today, Thursday, 18 May.

Bullying and harassment blog

Rob Marrs, Head of Education at the Society, looks at the difficult subject of bullying and harassment in legal workplaces.

Equality and Diversity - meet our guest bloggers

We talk to Penelope Warne, head of oil and gas at CMS

Secret in-house lawyer: What would you do in an equality dilemma?

An in-house lawyer writes about an equality dilemma they faced when considering appointing a law firm to carry out work for their organisation.

Law Society of Scotland Street Law project makes European finals

A Law Society of Scotland education programme for pupils at Scottish schools in disadvantaged areas is up for a prestigious European award.

What employers of legal professionals can do to help staff with dyslexia

Dyslexia Awareness Week takes place from 7-12 November and this year’s theme ‘Dyslexia: did you know…?’ opens up discussions about how much organisations really understand about dyslexia, how it affects their staff and the support that’s available.

Let's Talk Progression - Linda Urquhart

Linda Urquhart OBE WS, Chairman at Morton Fraser LLP, shares her career story.

What is a reasonable adjustment in recruitment?

Rob Marrs, Head of Education at the Society, discusses reasonable adjustments in recruitment and what employers need to do to meet their obligations.

Equality and diversity - meet our guest bloggers

We talk to Jennifer Young, chairman of Ledingham Chalmers