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Giuseppe Pia: Top three legal technology myths exposed

Giuseppe Pia, trainee at Burness Paull, is the first person to undertake a legal tech seat at the firm; a dual role with the tech & commercial team and the firm’s innovation manager. Over his blog series, Giuseppe will de-code the hot topic of legal tech and explain what he’s learning about this growing area of legal service.

A career in law... It was worth the wait

Trainee, Cheryl Ferguson, talks about training as an architect then changing careers to law and tells us why it was the best decision she made

On the road again in 2019 - our local events for new trainees

Yasemin Guven, 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.

New pilot scheme to tackle social mobility in Scotland

A first of its kind pilot scheme has been launched to help improve the chances for less-advantaged young people to get into their dream career in the legal sector.

A week in the life of an insight student

Last week we were joined by insight student Bethan Davies, who's just about to start sixth year. Here's what she thought about her week!

Tells us your views on in-house traineeships

In-house solicitors are invited take part in focus groups to share their views on in-house traineeships.

52 new solicitors welcomed to profession

Our latest Admissions Ceremony took place at the Signet Library in Edinburgh this morning (14 June) with 52 new solicitors being admitted to the profession.

Glasgow lawyer John Frame announced as 2019 In-house Rising Star winner

Glasgow-based solicitor John Frame has been announced as the Society's 2019 In-house Rising Star winner

Strathclyde University student wins competition

This year’s annual student competition run by the Law Society in partnership with the Scottish Parliament invited students to look at significant legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament in its first 20 years of and how it has made a positive different to the lives of people of Scotland.

Giuseppe Pia: Decoding legal tech

Giuseppe Pia, trainee at Burness Paull, is the first person to undertake a legal tech seat at the firm; a dual role with the Tech & Commercial team and the firm’s innovation manager. Over the course of three blogs, Giuseppe will de-code the hot topic of legal tech and explain what he’s learning about this growing area of legal service.

How to get a more diverse group of people applying to your organisation

Rob Marrs, our Head of Education, talks about the recent roundtable we hosted for people from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background, and explains the steps you can take to get a more diverse group of people applying to your organisation.

Career development mentoring - is it for you?

Nadine Martin, an associate in the family law team at Harper Macleod, explains why she wanted to become a mentor within the profession and tells us about the training required to do so.