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On the road again in 2019 - our local events for new trainees

Yasemin Guven, Careers Development Officer, explains why we run roadshows for new first year trainees and why you should sign up (or encourage your trainees to sign up!) and come along.

2019 Scottish legal award winner blogs

Julie Harris, Partner at Allan McDougall Solicitors talks about how their client orientated focus and a different approach to working with them led to winning Litigation Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019

Eminent solicitors receive lifetime honorary Society membership

Two west coast based solicitors will be awarded honorary membership of the Law Society of Scotland in its platinum year, at its special general meeting on 6 September 2019

Next stage of vulnerable accused persons project

The Criminal Law Committee are looking for examples and information about experiences of cases involving vulnerable accused persons to take forward a follow-up project to their April 2019 report on the subject.

Six steps to help maintain the benefits of your summer break

Our Head of High Street Engagement, Katie McKenna, looks at what you can do to keep the best of your holiday habits once you're back at work.

New pilot scheme to tackle social mobility in Scotland

A first of its kind pilot scheme has been launched to help improve the chances for less-advantaged young people to get into their dream career in the legal sector.

A week in the life of an insight student

Last week we were joined by insight student Bethan Davies, who's just about to start sixth year. Here's what she thought about her week!

Six new solicitor advocates welcomed

Six Scottish solicitors granted extended rights of audience by the Law Society of Scotland Council to become Solicitor Advocates have been introduced to the Court at a ceremony on Tuesday 20 August 2019.

Fraud alert - fake law firm letter

We've been informed about a scam letter from a fake law firm about unclaimed pensions. Find out more about this and other fraud alerts.

New Financial Services and Asset management practice area

Our in-house Accredited Paralegal, Janet Rieu-Clarke and Accredited Paralegal Committee member, Laura Mack of Baillie Gifford are delighted to introduce the newest Accredited Paralegal practice area... Financial Services and Asset management

Tells us your views on in-house traineeships

In-house solicitors are invited take part in focus groups to share their views on in-house traineeships.

2018 Law awards of Scotland winners blog

David Beveridge, Managing Director of Macdonald Henderson tells us how his teams track records bring award win