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Time to shine for Scotland's in-house rising stars as 2023 award launches

It’s time for the best junior in-house solicitors in Scotland to shine, as the Law Society of Scotland has launched its In-House Rising Star Award for 2023.

Immigration Law first as paralegal gains Law Society accreditation

An Edinburgh-based paralegal is the first to be awarded the Law Society of Scotland’s Accredited Paralegal status specialising in Immigration Law.

New opportunities to help shape Scots Law and practice

Experts from the legal sector and beyond are being urged to get involved in work to shape Scots Law and legal practice.

New accreditation launched for paralegals working in immigration

The Law Society of Scotland has expanded its accreditation programme for paralegals with a new accreditation in immigration law.

Mandatory solicitor advocate introductory course now available

The Society of Solicitor Advocates will be running a solicitor advocates introductory course on 3 February 2023, which is required for those wishing to seek extended rights of audience.

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!