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Meet the in-house lawyers who protect Scotland's natural environment

Alison York, Head of Legal at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), discusses what it’s like to work as an in-house solicitor to protect the natural environment of Scotland.

Secondment Island

What can you learn about successful secondments from Love Island? A suprising amount, Callum O’Brien discovers. Callum is currently on secondment working in-house at Scottish Power.

How is your innovative self doing?

María Elena Sanz Arcas, Head of Legal Corporate Governance & Compliance at ScottishPower and member of the In-house Lawyers' Committee, talks about innovation in the in-house profession.

What's it like to join a committee?

Gregor Watt, trainee solicitor at Lloyds Banking Group plc, explains how he became a member of the In-house Lawyer's Committee member and discuss his first steps into the team.

Sarah is a rising star

Glasgow solicitor Sarah Haig has been named as the Law Society of Scotland’s In-house Rising Star 2018.

2018 In-house Rising Star Award finalists

Three newly qualified members of the Scottish legal in-house community have been shortlisted as finalists of the 2018 Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star Award.

Top tips from last year's In-house Rising Star

Leanne Hammell, winner of the In-house Rising Star Award in 2017, discusses her top tips she picked up for succeeding in-house and what being named Rising Star meant to her.

In-house best practice in 7 easy steps

Olivia Parker, interim Head of engagement for in-house lawyers, gives us her key takeaways from April's in-house best practice course.

Becoming a solicitor - the long way round

Paul Nevin, Senior Solicitor at Moray Council, discusses his alcoholism and belated entry to the legal profession.

Reflections on an in-house traineeship

In her final seat and looking forward to qualifying, Joan McHutchison from Glasgow City Council, reflects on an in-house traineeship

Considering a career outside a big firm

Arlene Gibbs, Aberdeenshire Council, discusses her experience at the Lawscot Student Roadshow speaking about career opportunities outside a big firm, from an in-house and high street perspective.

From big firm to in-house secondment

Kirsten Belk, second year trainee at Brodies LLP, discusses the five most importants things she has learned from her secondment at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA)