Concerns raised at plans for inflation-busting SLCC budget

The SLCC has published its draft budget and levy for 2018-19

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.

Weapons handling and travelling the world

Lieutenant Colonel Eugene-Paul Grant explains what it's like to be an in-house solicitor in the British Army Legal Services team.

Graham Matthews comments on the appointment of the new Chair of the SLCC

Graham Matthews comments on the appointment of Jim Martin as the new Chair of the SLCC.

GDPR – New year, new guidance

Tim Musson, Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Privacy Law Committee, gives us an update on the latest General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidance.

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 newest roadshow for students is bringing employers to you!

Public back Law Society call for restrictions on using term ‘lawyer’

The Law Society of Scotland is calling for the term ‘lawyer’ to include only those who have recognised legal qualifications and are regulated, as is the case for solicitors and advocates.

Why mentoring matters

David Bryson, an experienced mentor from our career and trainee CPD schemes, discusses our newest mentoring scheme for law students and trainees.

Brussels Agenda - November - December 2017

Read the November - December edition, for all the latest EU developments.

Prepare, plan and execute

Tim Taylor, a second year trainee solicitor at Hastings Legal reveals his top tips for effective time management to help avoid mental and physical burnout.

How to manage your time and caseloads effectively at Christmas

John Brannigan discusses the importance of effective time management on the lead up to and throughout a busy Christmas period.

Combining a career break before doing the Diploma

Simon Smith, mature student on a career break, discusses how he's taking the plunge and balancing the Diploma with a family.