News archive for February 2019
- Posts in February, 2019
Sharon Wares, a solicitor with The Highland Council and member of the Society's in-house lawyers committee, tells us why she is a proud member of the Faculty of Solicitors of the Highlands
Our response to the UK Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into whether new safeguards are required to regulate the use of personal data by private companies.
Partner, GC, specialist, freelancer? Inspirational speakers lined up for our career development roadshow
Olivia Parker, Careers Development Officer at the Law Society, talks about our upcoming career development roadshow and reveals our fantastic line-up of panel members so far for each location.
Kenneth Pritchard OBE played a key role in the Society’s contribution to the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 during his 21 years as the Secretary of the Law Society of Scotland. Mr Pritchard became an honorary member of the Law Society of Scotland in 1997.
The 2019 financial health check for Scottish law firms opens - watch for your firm's email about this year's survey
Risk management is at the heart of the annual Innovation Cup competition launched today by the Law Society of Scotland, in association with Master Policy lead insurers RSA and brokers, Lockton.
Janet Rieu-Clarke, our Accredited Paralegal answers the most frequently asked questions about CPD.
Our secret in-house solicitor contemplates what the employer can do to help candidates overcome their nerves for that all-important traineeship interview.
Our comments on proposals to move to an “opt-out” system for organ donation in Scotland.
Two weeks after ACOSVO’s first cross-sectoral mentoring conference in conjunction with the Law Society, Phili Wetton, ACOSVO’s Engagement Manager, and mentoring programme co-ordinator, reflects on the event and the impact mentoring has for individuals, no matter what stage of life they are at.
There are currently vacancies for solicitor and non-solicitor members on 17 of the Law Society’s wide range of committees.
If you’re a final year LLB student and an aspiring solicitor, the next stage of the qualification process is the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. Applications open this week, so make sure you know what your options are ahead of time.