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Nominate your in-house rising stars!

In-house Lawyers Committee member, David Boag, solicitor at Glasgow City Council and one of this year’s judges, explains why the In-house Rising Star Award is so important in celebrating emerging in-house talent.

Celebrating in-house rising stars

Do you know an in-house legal star? Nominations for the 2019 In-house Rising Star Award are now open.

Design thinking - how to make it work for you

As the popularity of design thinking in business gathers momentum Craig Allan, Legal Counsel in the Outsourcing, Technology & IP legal team at RBS, discusses what it means and how it can be applied to legal services.

Secret in-house lawyer - an employer's perspective on the traineeship interview

Our secret in-house solicitor contemplates what the employer can do to help candidates overcome their nerves for that all-important traineeship interview.

Have your say on in-house traineeships

Our new survey aims to provide a better understanding of the in-house traineeship market - let us know your views.

What can you offer as an in-house lawyer?

David Bryson, In-house Lawyers’ Committee vice convener, shares his experience of chairing a recent in-house roundtable and highlights his three key takeaways.

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.

The importance of networking – say yes to that lunch!

Hannah Leslie, trainee solicitor at Springfield Properties Plc, discusses the importance of networking when you’re a trainee.

From private practice to in-house… vision, coaching and strategy

Philip Hall, Legal Counsel at RBS, shares what his recent move in-house has taught him about the importance of vision, strategy and coaching.

Top 7 tips for mentors

Experienced Law Society of Scotland mentors David Bryson and Christopher Morgan discuss their 7 top tips for mentors

Budgets, relationships and ethics

Ahead of our annual conference on Friday 26 October, leadership and governance consultant Ciarán Fenton previews his conference session for in-house lawyers.

In-house team flies high

Carolyn Jameson, Chief Legal Officer at Skyscanner, reflects on the work of her team that led her to being named ‘Senior In-house Lawyer of the Year’ at the Law Awards 2017.