5 episodes

Podcast from the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association

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    • Business
    • 4.8 • 5 Ratings

Podcast from the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association

    Conversations with SYLA - Calling to the Scottish Bar

    Conversations with SYLA - Calling to the Scottish Bar

    We are joined by three recently called Advocates to discuss the route to qualifying as an Advocate in Scotland.

    • 58 min
    Conversations with SYLA - Racial Awareness

    Conversations with SYLA - Racial Awareness

    Our panel of guests discuss their experiences as ethnic minority lawyers in the Scottish Legal Profession. 

    • 30 min
    Conversations with SYLA - Justice Abroad

    Conversations with SYLA - Justice Abroad

    In our third episode we chat to Michael Polak, a barrister with a particular interest in International Law who demonstrates the benefit of reaching out and taking any opportunity that comes your way to stand out from the crowd. Michael talks about his new veture, Justice Abroad, as well as his less-than-conventional journey to the bar. 

    • 26 min
    Conversations with SYLA - from financial crash trainee to M.D.

    Conversations with SYLA - from financial crash trainee to M.D.

    This week we are joined by Scott Whyte, Managing Director of Watermans Solicitors. Scott talks about entering the job market in the 2008/09 financial crash, adjusting his expectations and building a successful law firm.

    • 49 min
    Conversations with SYLA - Conversations with the Law Society

    Conversations with SYLA - Conversations with the Law Society

    The first episode in our series of conversations, we cover the burning questions of young lawyers facing the challenge of working and qualifying during a global pandemic. Olivia Moore of the Law Society of Scotland answers your questions. 

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

LMK15 ,

Fantastic and informative podcast!

Some interesting points raised and Olivia provides honest answers to questions from members. Can’t wait until the next podcast! Thanks SYLA.

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