- in the category: New lawyers
Are you enthusiastic, passionate and have a desire to make a difference and help people? Why not consider becoming a mentor in 2019 and share your experience, skills and knowledge to encourage and support a mentee.
Charlotte Edgar, now a qualified solicitor working at Morisons LLP, shares her experience of participating in the student:trainee mentoring scheme. Charlotte participated in the pilot programme and mentored an LLB student to offer support with early career development and the traineeship search.
Are you an LLB or DPLP student who's keen to find out about working in-house or for a high street firm? Our annual roadshow for students is bringing employers to you!
Hannah Leslie, trainee solicitor at Springfield Properties Plc, discusses the importance of networking when you’re a trainee.
The Lawscot Foundation has been nominated as the 'Most Innovative Development' in the 2018 Association Excellence Awards and our Careers and Outreach team nominated as 'Best Team’.
Experienced Law Society of Scotland mentors David Bryson and Christopher Morgan discuss their 7 top tips for mentors
Eilidh Smith, a second year trainee at Brodies talks about the PEAT 2 review process and how to make the most of yours
John Brannigan, of Russells Gibson McCaffrey, explains why, after only four years in post, he's only too aware of how rewarding a career as a solicitor can be
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.
Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer, explains why we run roadshows for new first year trainees and why you should sign up (or encourage your trainees to sign up!) and come along.
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.
Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society of Scotland, discusses Legal Cheek's recent event for students hosted by Pinsent Masons, focusing on how innovation in technology is changing the face of the profession.