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SYLA invites young lawyers to complete survey on impact of COVID-19

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) has created created a survey to understand how COVID-19 has affected young lawyers and their careers.

Published 16 September 2020

SYLA webinar – secure your financial future

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association is delighted to invite readers to join its two-part webinar, designed specifically for SYLA members.

Published 21 August 2020

SYLA to host trainee moot

Have you missed out on advocacy experience as a result of COVID-19? The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) is hosting a moot aimed at trainee solicitors.

Published 2 July 2020

Ayla Iridag re-elected president of the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association

Ayla Iridag has been re-elected president of the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association following the virtual AGM held yesterday.

Published 29 May 2020

Barrister Michael Polak features in latest SYLA podcast

The third episode of the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association (SYLA) podcast is now available.

Published 29 May 2020

Conversations with SYLA launches

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) has launched its new podcast series: Conversations with SYLA.

Published 14 May 2020

Conversations with SYLA coming soon

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) is launching a podcast series that promises to deliver interesting conversations on a variety of topics during the lockdown.

Published 23 April 2020

SYLA proposes amendment of standing orders to allow virtual AGM

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association has proposed an amendment to the organisation's standing orders to allow its AGM to take place under social distancing measures.

Published 17 April 2020

Supreme Court judicial assistants explain their role to SYLA audience

Scottish Legal News was pleased to attend a recent event in Edinburgh organised by the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association and hosted by the Society of Solicitors of the Supreme Court in Scotland where we heard from current Supreme Court judicial assistant (JA), Francesca Ruddy and former JA, Rachel Barrett.

Published 18 March 2020

European Young Bar Association conference cancelled

The European Young Bar Association's conference that was due to be held in Glasgow next month has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the hosts have announced.

Published 16 March 2020

Supreme Court judicial assistants to visit Edinburgh

Judicial assistants from the Supreme Court will be visiting Edinburgh this month to talk about the coveted role to prospective applicants.

Published 3 March 2020

Major women in law event in Edinburgh next month

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association is hosting its Women in Law seminar in Edinburgh next month.

Published 27 February 2020

Douglas Mill: Small is beautiful

The SYLA recently published the results of a survey on retention issues within the legal profession. Well done them. Much needed and with the number of responses received totally statistically significant.

Published 27 January 2020

Roundtable to look at why young lawyers want to leave the profession

The Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA), in conjunction with the Law Society of Scotland, is holding a roundtable discussion on the issues raised in the recent survey on retention of young lawyers in the Scottish legal profession.

Published 15 January 2020

Mixed response to SYLA survey on changes to admissions regulations

A survey by the Scottish Young Lawyers' Association (SYLA) on changes to the admissions regulations for solicitors has received mixed responses.

Published 8 January 2020