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To mark World Mental Health Day 2021 on Sunday, 10 October, we're encouraging all members of the profession to undertake See Me's free, comprehensive mental health training, to help build a positive working culture where people feel able to talk openly about their mental health.

CPD…. what CPD?

Janet Rieu-Clarke, our Accredited Paralegal answers the most frequently asked questions about CPD.

Add value not noise

Social media consultant Annie Boyd blogs on how - even in a corporate world - you can harness the power of social media to deliver real results.

‘Smart collaboration’ comes to annual conference

Harvard Law professor Dr Heidi K Gardner is set to share the secrets of ‘smart collaboration’ at Leading Legal Excellence, our 2018 annual conference.

Lady Hale announced as keynote speaker at annual conference

The UK Supreme Court’s first female president, Lady Hale, is the first keynote speaker to be confirmed for our 2018 annual conference.

A student’s perspective on ‘the greater good’

Dan McManus, student associate of the Law Society of Scotland, reviews his experience of our annual conference, Leading Legal Excellence: For the Greater Good.

Creating the in-house best practice course

Colin Anderson, Law Society of Scotland Council member, discusses the new best practice course for in-house lawyers and asks for your input for future CPD events.

It’s (not just) the law: Five other disciplines that can make you a better lawyer

Andrew Scott, Outreach and Research Officer in the Law Society of Scotland CPD & Training team, explains the value of interdisciplinary knowledge for legal professionals.

“Entirely unremarkable”? - Guest blog by Adrian Ward

Ahead of our annual conference on Tuesday 19 September, Adrian Ward, consultant at TC Young and honorary lifetime member of the Law Society of Scotland, reflects on a career in which just conscientiously “fulfilling the basic role of the solicitor” has helped make the law serve society better, nationally and internationally.

Law Society of Scotland annual conference: For the greater good

Scotland’s most senior judge, the Right Honorable Lord President of the Court of Session, Lord Carloway, will make the opening keynote address at this year’s Law Society of Scotland annual conference.