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Seven new solicitor advocates welcomed

Seven Scottish solicitors have been admitted by our Council as solicitor advocates with extended rights of audience at a ceremony on Tuesday 18 September 2018.

Why you should consider the Brussels secondment: beer, chocolate and bureaucracy

Eugene McQuaid, a dual qualified lawyer, currently working as an EU Regulatory and Public Affairs Consultant in Brussels explains (from personal experience) why trainees and supervising solicitors should think seriously about the six month trainee secondment in Brussels.

Mental health first aid, a simple question?

Mental health first aider, Lyndsey Thomson explains what's involved in the mental health first aid training and what it has meant to her personally.

Opportunities for influence and development on our committees

Solicitors and non-solicitors have the opportunity to get involved with the work of the Law Society of Scotland, influencing decisions affecting the Scottish legal profession and helping to shape good law.

Win tickets to see David Rudolf

Enter our Facebook competition to win tickets to see David Rudolf!

Survey seeks to understand violence against the legal profession

Members of the Scottish legal profession are invited to take part in an anonymous survey and share incidents of violent or threatening behaviour experienced, in the course of their professional duties.

Registration fee payment by invoice closes 2 September 2018

If you carry out letting agency work in Scotland and prefer to pay your registration fee by invoice rather than online, you have until 2 September to submit your application

Tributes paid to Law Society of Scotland Honorary Members

Leading figures of the Scottish legal profession paid tribute to the contributions of four of the Law Society of Scotland’s Honorary Members.

Keynote speakers to bring Brexit dimension to annual conference

Lord Hope of Craighead and Aidan O'Neill QC are confirmed as keynote speakers at our annual conference Leading Legal Excellence.

Some online services will be unavailable from 5pm 18 July until 9am 20 July

Some of our online services will be unavailable from 5pm 18 July until 9am 20 July

Orkney solicitor wins seat on Law Society Council

Orkney solicitor Serena Sutherland has become the newest member of the Law Society of Scotland Council.

Our support for Scottish Government's Consumer Scotland

We have expressed our support for the Scottish Government’s plans to establish a single consumer body, Consumer Scotland.