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Support your local faculty

Sharon Wares, a solicitor with The Highland Council and member of the Society's in-house lawyers committee, tells us why she is a proud member of the Faculty of Solicitors of the Highlands

International solutions required to protect privacy rights

Our response to the UK Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into whether new safeguards are required to regulate the use of personal data by private companies.

Partner, GC, specialist, freelancer? Inspirational speakers lined up for our career development roadshow

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, talks about our upcoming career development roadshow and reveals our fantastic line-up of panel members so far for each location.

2019 financial health check for Scottish law firms launched

The 2019 financial health check for Scottish law firms opens - watch for your firm's email about this year's survey

Innovation Cup invites bright ideas for risk management

Risk management is at the heart of the annual Innovation Cup competition launched today by the Law Society of Scotland, in association with Master Policy lead insurers RSA and brokers, Lockton.

CPD…. what CPD?

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

Secret in-house lawyer - an employer's perspective on the traineeship interview

Our secret in-house solicitor contemplates what the employer can do to help candidates overcome their nerves for that all-important traineeship interview.

Public awareness crucial to proposed organ donation system

Our comments on proposals to move to an “opt-out” system for organ donation in Scotland.

Why we should celebrate mentoring

Two weeks after ACOSVO’s first cross-sectoral mentoring conference in conjunction with the Law Society, Phili Wetton, ACOSVO’s Engagement Manager, and mentoring programme co-ordinator, reflects on the event and the impact mentoring has for individuals, no matter what stage of life they are at.

Committee opportunities for influence and development

There are currently vacancies for solicitor and non-solicitor members on 17 of the Law Society’s wide range of committees.

Thinking of studying the Diploma?

If you’re a final year LLB student and an aspiring solicitor, the next stage of the qualification process is the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. Applications open this week, so make sure you know what your options are ahead of time.

Exciting secondment opportunity in Brussels

Our Brussels office is offering UK trainee solicitors, newly qualified solicitors and paralegals from the UK a unique opportunity to undertake a three to six-month secondment starting in April/May 2019.

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