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New In-house Lawyers Committee Convener

Graeme McWilliams, Legal Adviser at Standard Life, has been appointed as convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s In-house Lawyers Committee (ILC).

BME networking and support

We'd like to bring together solicitors from a BME background to discuss how the Society could offer support to those members.

Tech 4 Justice Hackathon video

The legal and technology sectors joined forces for Scotland’s first legal hackathon, Tech4justice in June 2016.

Trainee blog - Letitia Longworth

Letitia is one of our trainee bloggers from Brodies LLP. Originally from York, Letitia obtained her first degree in English from the University of St Andrews, before moving to Edinburgh for the LLB and Diploma.

NQ blog - July 2016: 4 Steps to success

John Brannigan studied at the University of Glasgow and completed his traineeship at Gallen & Co Solicitors.

Thinking about doing the diploma?

Head of education Rob Marrs has some advice for anyone applying to do the diploma.

The Society's comment on the UK's vote to leave the EU

Law Society president says Brexit vote marks the start of monumental change for the UK

Fake solicitor calling himself 'David Donald'

We’ve been alerted to a suspected scam where a member of the public has allegedly received correspondence from someone falsely claiming to be a solicitor called ‘David Donald’ based in Glasgow.

Stepping up from ordinary to honours without the horrors

Danielle McLean, a fourth year LLB student at the University of Edinburgh explains what it's like stepping up from ordinary to honours when doing a law degree.

Scottish legal profession tackles mental health issues

A new collaborative initiative to promote and support mental health and wellbeing in the Scottish legal community launches this week.

Time to review time limits on raising court actions

The Society believes clarity is needed on the current time limits for raising claims in court.

Voting open for in-house lawyers’ representative

Voting is open for the Law Society of Scotland In-house Lawyers Committee (ILC) Convener election and all in-house solicitors are being encouraged to make the most of their vote.