Affiliate membership is open to lawyers (including trainee solicitors in Scotland) with less than three years’ experience who
- are completing or have completed the qualification requirements to become a solicitor in Scotland (and who are not Scottish advocates), whether or not they are or have ever practised in that capacity, or
- are registered as foreign lawyers with the Law Society of Scotland as a foreign lawyer.
Affiliate members are entitled to use the suffix AffWS.
The affiliate member subscription rate is £120 per annum.
See How do I become a member? for application requirements and procedures.