Lawscot Foundation

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The Lawscot Foundation has launched its annual Baublefest Christmas fundraising campaign and is branching out to raise additional money for disadvantaged aspiring Scottish solicitors. The charity has more than doubled its Christmas fundraising target to £5,500, and is for the first time inviti

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The Lawscot Foundation has celebrated its ongoing success in supporting aspiring Scottish solicitors from less-advantaged backgrounds with a fundraising event in central Edinburgh. Around 60 people – including mentors, donors and corporate sponsors – attended the reception held to thank

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The Lawscot Foundation has strengthened its capacity to help aspiring Scottish solicitors from disadvantaged backgrounds with the recruitment of five new members to its board of trustees. The new trustees will play a critical role in guiding the social mobility charity’s decisions and long-ter

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Title insurance provider Westcor International has given its support to less-advantaged Scottish law students by becoming a Lawscot Foundation sponsor. Westcor International has made a donation to the Foundation which will cover the bursary grant for one Scottish LLB student for a year.

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Lawscot Foundation students have shown off their legal and workplace skills in a contest across five major legal employers in Edinburgh. The Lawscot Challenge was held last week, with eight students in four teams across three year groups participating in the event’s first running since 2019.

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The Lawscot Foundation will be strengthening its support to future bursary recipients, thanks to a sponsorship agreement with Scottish law and tax publisher Bloomsbury Professional. Bloomsbury has agreed to supply each student who is accepted into the Lawscot Foundation programme from this year with

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Lawyers Patricia Taylor and Kerri Montgomery took part in The Kiltwalk on Sunday to raise funds for the Lawscot Foundation. The Lawscot Foundation is the Law Society of Scotland's social mobility charity. It promotes fair access to the legal profession and supports students from less advantaged back

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Solicitors Patricia Taylor and Kerri Montgomery are taking part in The Kiltwalk this Sunday to raise funds for the Lawscot Foundation. The Lawscot Foundation is the Law Society of Scotland's social mobility charity. It promotes fair access to the legal profession and supports students from less adva

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International law firm Addleshaw Goddard has become the latest organisation to commit to supporting academically gifted Scottish students from less advantaged backgrounds access a career in law by signing up as a silver sponsor of the Lawscot Foundation. In a statement, the Foundation and Addleshaw

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Six students of the Lawscot Foundation, the Law Society of Scotland's social mobility charity, are set to become its first ever law school graduates when they don their caps and gowns to graduate from universities across Scotland over the next week. The Lawscot Foundation students graduating this ye

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A Scottish university student, who is on track to achieve her ambitions of becoming a lawyer after being awarded a Lawscot Foundation bursary, hopes more young people will be given the same opportunity. Chloe Fraser, a second year law student at the University of Edinburgh, shared her story as the L

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The Lawscot Foundation today launches its festive fundraising campaign, inviting everyone to play its game of Pass the Parcel – with a twist! In this virtual, social media version of Pass the Parcel, participants will make a donation to the Lawscot Foundation, the social mobility charity of th

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