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The legal profession is undergoing a period of change and firms and organisations have high expectations of their new recruits. More and more new lawyers are being expected to network, help develop the business and bring in new clients. All the while performing to a high standard at work and building productive relationships with stakeholders, colleagues and clients.


Can I work outside Scotland after qualification?

 Although Scots Law differs from that of England and other countries it is now very much easier for a fully qualified Scottish solicitor to transfer to England or to other countries within the European Union. Scottish solicitors wishing to requalify

in England will be eligible to apply for admission as solicitors there after passing an Intra UK Transfer Test. A Scottish solicitor wishing to become admitted as a solicitor in any of the other European Union member states may apply for admission after passing the Transfer Test of the relevant country. Scottish solicitors are also making their mark even further afield, in the United States of America, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand for example.


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