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Alison Howells, law student at Edinburgh University, explains why you should seek legal experience in first and second year of university and how to do so.
Our Careers and Outreach team who are behind projects which help young people across Scotland engage positively with the law and achieve their legal career aspirations has won the silver ‘Best Association Team’ award in the 2018 Association Excellence Awards.
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’.
Read our comments on the Scottish Parliament Justice Committee report on widening access to the legal profession
Mhairi Sinclair and Helen Whalley from Peebles High School won the final of the Law Society of Scotland’s Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament last night, Thursday 7 June and earned the title of Scotland’s best young debaters.
Pupils from four Scottish schools are preparing for the final of this year’s Donald Dewar memorial debating tournament.
This year’s annual student competition run by the Law Society in partnership with the Scottish Parliament invited students to consider the role of committees in the Scottish parliament and take a creative approach to answering the question.
One of our first ever Lawscot Foundation recipients is Laura, who is studying at Abertay University. While she was still at school, Laura spent a period of time living in a homeless shelter and writes about what the support from the Lawscot Foundation means to her.
Pupils from four secondary schools have won a place in the final of Scotland’s biggest schools’ debating competition after a battle of words this week.
Pupils from 16 schools across Scotland have battled their way to the semi-finals of our Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament.
Pupils from schools across Scotland are preparing to take to the floor in the opening rounds of the Donald Dewar Memorial Debating tournament.