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Glasgow trainee solicitor wins Innovation Cup

Glasgow trainee solicitor Daryl Jarvis is the first ever winner of the Innovation Cup, a competition run jointly by Law Society of Scotland, Master Policy Insurers, RSA and brokers, Lockton.

What's it like to join a committee?

Gregor Watt, trainee solicitor at Lloyds Banking Group plc, explains how he became a member of the In-house Lawyer's Committee member and discuss his first steps into the team.

Voting open for highlands and islands Council member

Online voting is now open to elect the Law Society of Scotland Council member for Dingwall, Dornoch, Elgin, Inverness, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Lochmaddy, Portree, Stornoway, Tain and Wick.

Countdown to AML registration deadline for Scotland’s law firms

Law firms in Scotland are urged to complete the new, compulsory anti money laundering (AML) registration process before 26 June 2018.

The benefits of presenting skills

Our Careers Development Officer, Darren Kerr, talks about the value of good presentation skills and urges young professionals to take part in our upcoming event on presenting.

‘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.

Why a seat in personal and family law can be for everyone

Emily Callaghan, trainee at Brodies LLP, discusses why she thinks a seat in personal and family law can appeal to everyone.

New solicitors at Law Society Admission Ceremony

106 new solicitors were welcomed to the profession at the Law Society of Scotland’s latest Admission Ceremony, which took place on Friday 15 June 2018 at the Signet Library in Edinburgh.

Sarah is a rising star

Glasgow solicitor Sarah Haig has been named as the Law Society of Scotland’s In-house Rising Star 2018.

Legal aid mandates guidance

A reminder from our Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Sub-Committee that all firms should keep a fully completed and signed legal aid mandate on their legal aid client files.

2018 In-house Rising Star Award finalists

Three newly qualified members of the Scottish legal in-house community have been shortlisted as finalists of the 2018 Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star Award.

Glasgow City Council's GDPR Implentation Project

Lauren Findlay, solicitor, Glasgow City Council, discusses her experience of being involved with the GDPR implementation project

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