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Changing shape of the legal profession: in-house survey

As the legal profession continues to change shape, we're keen to find out more about the services supplied by in-house solicitors.

Law Society of Scotland launches new roadshow for trainee solicitors

The Law Society of Scotland has launched a series of free events for trainee solicitors across Scotland to hear from an expert panel and meet other trainees in their area.

Annual Conference 2016 - Leading Legal Excellence

Managing your inner chimp and life after Brexit to feature at Law Society conference

Law Society staff build bottle greenhouse

Law Society of Scotland staff got stuck in at the Gilmerton Child and Family Centre last week with Bedrock, a charity dedicated to helping Early Years services across Scotland.

Secret in-house lawyer: what's in a name?

There are some dilemmas faced by those practising in-house that most dare not speak of. Not so our secret in-house lawyer. Here they reflect on the tricky matter of picking a suitable job title, taking a lighter look at the challenge of explaining to colleagues what exactly it is they do.

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.

Street Law - opening doors that shouldn’t be closed

Jordon Reid, a graduate of the University of Aberdeen and currently a second-year commercial real estate trainee at Brodies LLP in Edinburgh, reflects on his experiences as a Street Law trainer.

Gaining legal experience as part of your law degree

Matthew Sharpe a fourth year LLB student at the University of Glasgow explains how LLB students can get some experience under their belt even at an early stage.

Email fraud with subject line ‘Compensation fund’ - 14 September 2016

The UK’s national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, ActionFraud, has reported that here is a phishing email currently in circulation that claims to be from the City of London Police and which features the subject line ‘Compensation fund’.

Attempted email fraud targeting a Scottish law firm - 14 September 2016

We have received reports of yet another case of an email scam targeting the Scottish legal profession.

A textbook example of how to achieve your dreams

The inspirational story of how one law student is overcoming challenge after challenge to go after her dream career.

Win legal work experience

Fancy winning three weeks' paid work experience at the Scottish Parliament PLUS £500 cold hard cash from the Law Society of Scotland? Enter the 2016/17 student competition.

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