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  • A Day In The Life of a Trainee Solicitor at Harper Macleod

    A Day In The Life of a Trainee Solicitor at Harper Macleod

    While there's no such thing as an average day as a trainee solicitor, there are themes that can prepare you for what to expect. So, for part six of our trainee blog series, Sara Douglas-Smith takes us through a day-in-the-life of a trainee at Harper Macleod.

  • Two seats for the price of one

    Two seats for the price of one

    For part three of our trainee blog series, we spoke to Euan Bowie who is currently undertaking a joint seat based out of Harper Macleod's Inverness office, which is slightly different to the standard six-month seat.

  • My journey as a trainee thus far

    My journey as a trainee thus far

    My journey into becoming a trainee solicitor was very unconventional. I was offered a traineeship at Harper Macleod LLP eleven days before my Diploma in Professional Legal Practice Certificate expired. To say I was ecstatic to start was an understatement. Nonetheless, as I walked into the office, I had numerous questions running through my mind about the two year journey that I was about to undertake.

  • What do summer law students do?

    What do summer law students do?

    Learn what summer law students do at Harper Macleod as part of the firm's summer research programme in Scotland. Our Trainees tell you all you need to know.