North Berwick HS, East Lothian
Bill joined the top law firm Brodies LLP as a young trainee in 1980 and went on to be elected Managing Partner in 1998.
Under his leadership Brodies has tripled in size and now has clients in all major sectors along with an excellent reputation in the UK and abroad.…
Linwood HS; John Neilson HS; Renfrewshire
The purchase and sale of commercial property lies at the heart of a successful business community. Such deals are often worth tens, even hundreds, of millions of pounds and the lawyers involved must be experts in their field.…
Peebles High School, Scottish Borders
The law affects many different areas of life. This was something Ross quickly discovered when, as a student at Edinburgh University, he volunteered with the local Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), a charity which offers free advice to people coping with a wide range of problems.…
King’s Park Secondary, Glasgow
Stephen is the Chief Executive of Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, one of the largest Scottish headquartered law firms with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and London and nearly 500 staff.…
St Mary’s Academy, W Lothian
Chris Harte is the Chief Executive of Morton Fraser, a large, award-winning Scottish law firm with a wide range of clients and over 250 staff. He is therefore a very busy man. …
Craigmount High School, Edinburgh
It is a basic principle of the legal system in Scotland that everyone suspected of a crime is entitled to legal counsel in the form of advice and assistance from a lawyer. …
Peter Herbert OBE
King Edward VI Grammar, Northumberland
Peter Herbert is one of the UK’s best-known lawyers. He is a successful barrister and also operates as a part-time judge. Peter is a Founder and Chair of the British Society of Black Lawyers.…
St Aidan’s High School, North Lanarkshire
Frank is a much respected and highly-experienced lawyer.
He has been a practising solicitor for almost 30 years and during that time has advised a large number of clients in important and life-changing cases.…
Knox Academy, East Lothian
Sara is an expert in buying and selling houses, as many of her clients will happily confirm. In fact, her excellent reputation for legal work on property sales brought her a national ‘Rising Star of the Year’ Award in 2015.…
Baroness Helena Kennedy
Holyrood Secondary, Glasgow
Helena Kennedy is one of Britain’s best known and most respected lawyers. She has spent much of her professional life helping those with least power and, as a leading barrister, has championed civil liberties and promoted human rights.…
Holyrood High School, Edinburgh
Mandy is a Partner at the leading Scottish law firm Burness Paull LLP where she is a key member of the Employment team.
She is widely respected for her expertise in employment law and has gained an excellent reputation with her clients who include individuals, corporate bodies and charities.…
Law Society of Scotland
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Dunfermline High School, Fife
Globalisation is rapidly changing our world. Many business deals are now struck across international borders and multi-national companies often employ thousands of workers in different countries.…
Sir David Lloyd Jones
Pontypridd High, Pontypridd, Wales
Sir David Lloyd Jones was born and brought up in the industrial town of Pontypridd in South Wales, the same town as the famous singer Tom Jones. …
Some of our State School Lawyers will shortly appear in the Directory
Kilmarnock Academy, East Ayrshire
Murray was attracted to the law at an early age when he watched the TV courtroom drama LA Law. At that point he saw himself as an advocate specialising in criminal cases.…
Bearsden Academy, East Dunbartonshire
Sometimes businesses face financial pressure and when that happens excellent advice is needed.
Fiona is a partner in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency Team. …
Bridge of Don Academy, Aberdeen
Christine was elected President of the Law Society of Scotland for 2015/16.
She is a highly talented and experienced lawyer who is well regarded by others within the legal community.…
Clyde Valley High School, N. Lanarkshire
While top lawyers may spend a lot of time working on highly complex legal issues, many also use their knowledge of the law to help community groups tackle much simpler problems.…
St Maurice’s HS, North Lanarkshire
Laura is a talented young solicitor within the Dispute Resolution department at Anderson Strathern.
She graduated from the University of Strathclyde with an LL.B (Hons) in 2012 and went on to complete her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice a year later at Strathclyde, finishing in June 2013. …