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Government Legal Service for Scotland

Role of the group

The Government Legal Service for Scotland (GLSS) works to:

  • raise awareness of the roles of public service lawyers and of the GLSS member offices
  • promote contacts, share information and develop skills and knowledge among staff in its member offices
  • provide shared services to member offices and their staff
  • offer legal traineeships. We are advertising Legal traineeships starting in September 2019 on the Work for Scotland website. Applications close on Thursday 14 December 2017.

Members

The GLSS member offices are:

  • Scottish Government Legal Directorate
  • Legal Secretariat to the Lord Advocate
  • Office of the Advocate General
  • Office of the Solicitor to the Scottish Parliament
  • Scottish Law Commission
  • Parliamentary Counsel Office (associate office)

The GLSS also provides legal staff to the Crofters Commission, the Lord President's Private Office and the Scottish Land Court.