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Criminal extended rights of audience applications open

Applications for criminal extended rights of audience are now open and will close on Monday, 21 February 2022.

Next solicitor advocate introductory course now available to book

The next introductory course for prospective solicitor advocates, run by the Society of Solicitor Advocates, will take place on Friday, 14 January via Zoom.

Five new solicitor advocates introduced to Court

Five Scottish solicitors, granted extended rights of audience by our Council to become solicitor advocates, have been introduced to the Court at a ceremony at Parliament House.

Secondment opportunity in Brussels

The UK Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office has an exciting opportunity for trainee solicitors, newly qualified solicitors, or paralegals to gain international experience with a three-month secondment at its office.

Bookings open for solicitor advocate introductory course

Bookings are now open for the introductory course for solicitor advocate applicants that will take place on Friday, 12 March 2021 via Zoom.

Solicitor advocate introductory course

Bookings are now open for the March introductory course for potential solicitor advocates. Anyone looking to apply to become a solicitor advocate will need to complete an introductory course before making an application.

A career outside a big firm - student roadshow!

Are you an LLB or DPLP student who's keen to find out about working in-house or for a high street firm? Our annual roadshow for students is bringing employers to you!

Law Society launches new accreditation for legal technologists

Solicitors and Accredited Paralegals who have specialist technology roles could be awarded a new accreditation in recognition of their expertise.

On the road again in 2019 - our local events for new trainees

Yasemin Guven, Careers Development Officer, explains why we run roadshows for new first year trainees and why you should sign up (or encourage your trainees to sign up!) and come along.

Accredited Paralegal new practice areas

As a membership group of over 600 members we are always keen to grow and diversify our membership, by being as inclusive as possible... but we need your help.

Giuseppe Pia: Decoding legal tech

Giuseppe Pia, trainee at Burness Paull, is the first person to undertake a legal tech seat at the firm; a dual role with the Tech & Commercial team and the firm’s innovation manager. Over the course of three blogs, Giuseppe will de-code the hot topic of legal tech and explain what he’s learning about this growing area of legal service.

New anti-money laundering committee

A brand new regulatory anti-money laundering (AML) sub committee is being set up to ensure that the Law Society can meet its increasing statutory obligations as a responsible and effective AML regulator.

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