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Admission regulations under review

As part of the Law Society’s Rules Review Project, regulations on admission as a solicitor are to be revised.

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)

New video highlights Lawscot Foundation success story

A new video featuring one of the first Scots law students to be awarded Lawscot Foundation funding and mentoring support has been launched.

Mooting whilst studying a law degree: is it worth it?

David Meiklejohn, second year LLB student at the University of Glasgow, talks about how mooting alongside studying the law allows you to enhance your skills.

Increase in traineeships offered by sole practitioners and in Highlands and Islands

Our latest figures reveal the number of traineeships registered in the last practice year and trends over recent years.

A career outside a big firm

Are you an LLB or DPLP student who's keen to find out about working in-house or for a high street firm? Our newest roadshow for students is bringing employers to you!

Why mentoring matters

David Bryson, an experienced mentor from our career and trainee CPD schemes, discusses our newest mentoring scheme for law students and trainees.

Prepare, plan and execute

Tim Taylor, a second year trainee solicitor at Hastings Legal reveals his top tips for effective time management to help avoid mental and physical burnout.

How to manage your time and caseloads effectively at Christmas

John Brannigan discusses the importance of effective time management on the lead up to and throughout a busy Christmas period.

Combining a career break with doing the Diploma

Simon Smith, mature student on a career break, discusses how he's taking the plunge and balancing the Diploma with a family.

Everything you need to know about applying for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice

For LLB students thinking about taking the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, there's a lot to consider. Make sure you know what support to look out for in early 2018 to help you navigate the decision-making process.