Number of Scottish solicitors reaches all-time high

By: Juliet
On: Thursday, 13 November, 2014

The Scottish legal profession continues to grow as the number of practising
solicitors reaches an all-time high of 11,000.

The latest membership statistics from the Law Society present a picture of an
increasingly youthful profession with 56{4d7d21dcfe027af225be5b6125ce2baf21e7d2eacb81e00270ece0ce9d14672d} of solicitors now under the age of
45.

Alistair Morris, President of the Law Society said:

‘I am very pleased that
the legal profession in Scotland is continuing to grow and that so many young
people see their future in law. The latest statistics are a good indicator of
the improving health of the profession and that despite the difficulties
experienced by many as a result …read more

Source: Family Law News