Professional legal education


About the Inquiry

On 26 June 2018, the Justice Committee held a round-table evidence session on professional legal education. The main purpose of the round-table was to discuss current access to professional legal education and qualification, any barriers to access and any steps that could be taken to improve access.


The following written submissions were received:



The Committee published its report on 23 September 2018.

An initial response was received from the Law Society of Scotland on 28 September 2018.

A full response was received from the Law Society of Scotland on 31 October 2018.

A response was received from the Scottish Government on 23 November 2018

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