FAQs for trainees on furlough

We have received a lot of questions from trainees on furlough on a variety of issues and have answered the most common questions here.

What is a traineeship?

The traineeship is part of the Law Society of Scotland's Professional Education and Training (PEAT) programme:

The traineeship sees you complete your training within the workplace working under the supervision of a Scottish-qualified solicitor. During your two years as a trainee you will be required to fulfill certain obligations in order to demonstrate you are competent and ready to qualify as a solicitor.