Where do you see yourself in 10 years' time?

We're bringing our career development roadshow back this year, designed to showcase career options in the legal profession. Do you aspire to be a partner, senior manager in-house or an accredited specialist, or are you not quite sure? Come along and hear from our panel of solicitors who have carved out their own unique careers.

New Year resolutions

Our Head of High Street Engagement, Katie McKenna, considers what brings her joy as she contemplates new resolutions for the year ahead.

Have you thought about becoming a mentor or mentee?

Are you enthusiastic, passionate and have a desire to make a difference and help people? Why not consider becoming a mentor in 2019 and share your experience, skills and knowledge to encourage and support a mentee.

Former Citizens Advice director set to lead Society's regulatory work

Craig Cathcart, senior lecturer at Queen Margaret University’s Business School, has been appointed convener of the Law Society’s Regulatory Committee.

Time to delegate?

Executive coach Russell Borland examines how delegation, done well, can benefit all concerned.

Thinking about mentoring?

Charlotte Edgar, now a qualified solicitor working at Morisons LLP, shares her experience of participating in the student:trainee mentoring scheme. Charlotte participated in the pilot programme and mentored an LLB student to offer support with early career development and the traineeship search.

A career outside a big firm

Are you an LLB or DPLP student who's keen to find out about working in-house or for a high street firm? Our annual roadshow for students is bringing employers to you!

Traineeship recruitment - are you missing a trick?

Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society of Scotland, discusses why proactivity is important when recruiting trainees and how Lawscot Jobs can help.

Nominations for honorary membership invited as part of Law Society’s 70th year celebrations

We are inviting nominations for honorary membership of the Society for outstanding service for the public good by a Scottish solicitor.

Public policy highlights

Our policy committees have had a busy month analysing and responding to proposed changes in the law to positively influence the creation of a fairer and more just society.

Be Prepared...

With people tucking into their Christmas dinners not knowing what will come of Brexit in the new year, our Head of International, Katie Hay, urges people to think about how Brexit might impact us all.

Solicitor trust is high as 2019 brings change for Scots

Scots wanting to get divorced, realise their dream of starting their own business or prepare for the future in 2019 are being urged to use a solicitor to help things go smoothly.