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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)

Secret in-house lawyer - think twice before inviting me for a BD lunch

In the latest blog from our 'secret in-house lawyer', we find out about new year invitations and business development.

Three steps to tackle your next presentation

Gavin Brown, director at Speak with Impact, gives his top tips for preparing for presentations with some help from Woodrow Wilson.

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.

What in-house taught me

Ayla Skene, Council member for new lawyers, explains what impact her time working in-house had on her career and skill set.

International Mentoring Day 2017

On International Mentoring Day, we are delighted to share blogs from three participants in our career mentoring scheme.

Creating the in-house best practice course

Colin Anderson, Law Society of Scotland Council member, discusses the new best practice course for in-house lawyers and asks for your input for future CPD events.

Two sides to a summer internship

A former intern and her employer talk about their experience of an in-house summer internship and why you should give it a go.

Law Society joins In-house Counsel Worldwide

Fraser Hudghton, head of in-house member engagement, celebrates the recent acceptance of our application to become a member of In-house Counsel Worldwide (ICW).

In-house and private practice traineeships - two sides of the same coin

Gavin Smith, a trainee at Standard Life, explains how, whilst in-house and private practice traineeships have their differences, they actually have a lot in common.

Secret in-house lawyer: who is your client?

There are some dilemmas faced by those practising in-house that most dare not speak of. Not so our secret in-house lawyer. In the latest blog, they tackle a tricky question - who is your client?