All you need to know about membership of the Law Society of Scotland can be found in this section.

Online renewal for practising year 2023-24 is open from 20 September to 31 October 2023. If you need any assistance with this, please get in touch and we'll do our best to help.


Practising certificate holders

Information for practising certificate holders.

Registered Foreign Lawyers

Find out more about our Registered Foreign Lawyers.


Find out about the traineeship process and the support that we offer.

Accredited Paralegals

Our Accredited Paralegal status is a voluntary accreditation for paralegals working in Scotland.

Student associates

Our free scheme for aspiring solicitors to access careers advice, insights from the profession and opportunities to volunteer with us.

Multi-national and incorporated practices

Find out about Multi-national Practices and Incorporated Practices.

Licensed legal service providers

A Licensed Legal Services Provider will be a new type of business in Scotland which is licensed to provide legal services to the public, and regulated by the Law Society of Scotland.


For the full list of Law Society of Scotland fees.