Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow

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LB & Co Solicitors

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work with a modern thinking high street firm. The firm is expanding and we are looking for an experienced, caring and passionate solicitor to further develop our expanding business. There are career prospects for the right person.

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Mitchells Roberton

Mitchells Roberton are looking to recruit a full time Legal Cashier into our long established Glasgow City Centre based practice. The successful candidate will be joining a busy cash room and will, as part of the team, be responsible for ensuring compliance with the Law Society Accounts Rules. Previous experience of working in a legal cashroom is essential as is the ability to work in a close team.

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Archer Coyle

Full-time typist (or two part-timers?) sought for busy southside office. We are a small friendly practice doing mainly chamber work. We need a very good typist who can bring the other usual skills - phone answering and the like – with them.

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Macallans

Macallans’ conveyancing team is expanding. We have a vacancy for a full time qualified solicitor. The successful candidate will have at least one year’s qualified experience as a conveyancer – primarily dealing with all aspects of residential conveyancing.

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Cannons Law Practice

Small City Centre Law Firm looking for an experienced paralegal who will assist primarily in our busy residential property department. Some executry work will be included. Must be able to work efficiently with minimal supervision. Salary is negotiable based on skills/experience.

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Taylor & Henderson Solicitors

Taylor & Henderson Solicitors is a general law practice, operating four offices in Ayrshire. Our dedicated team of solicitors offer advice on a comprehensive range of areas and are currently seeking a solicitor to join their committed team.

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DGF Solicitors

The Role:
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced, caring and passionate solicitor to further develop our expanding business. This is a permanent full-time role and there will be good long term prospects for the right candidate.

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Details of opportunity to undertake part of your traineeship in the Law Society’s Brussels office and info. on why your firm should send one of its trainees to Brussels

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Members of the Royal Faculty are cordially invited to this year’s AGM following which there will be a drinks reception held in the Faculty Hall.

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Practice Note issued by Sheriff Principal Turnbull to ensure that children's referral proceedings are conducted as fairly, expiditiously and efficiently as possible.

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CLOSED Sat. 23rd Dec. – Tue. 26th Dec.

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Hot on the heels of the celebration of the library's bicentenary comes another important milestone in the life of the Royal Faculty. While the exact date of the formation of the Faculty of Procurators is not known, its earliest records date from 1668 and so 2018 will mark its 350th year.

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Many thanks to everyone who made it to the RFPG civic reception in the stunning picture gallery of the City Chambers - it was great to see so many friends of the Royal Faculty there.
Thanks also to Lord Gill for his kind words and for presenting the various Royal Faculty prizes to the student prize-winners (list below) -

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The Royal Faculty is proud to support Access to Justice Foundation's Glasgow Legal Walk 2017 - a 10km after work walk to raise funds for free legal advice charities in Glasgow and around Scotland.

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Janet Blackstock succeeded Tom McCafferty as Royal Faculty Auditor in July 2017. Previously Janet worked for Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service for 27 years working in various sheriff courts across the West of Scotland and representing Scottish Courts and Tribunals on many corporate projects. Janet has experience in all aspects of legal work and over a 13-year period Janet was The Sheriff Clerk and Auditor of Court at Greenock, Rothesay and Dunoon Courts. Janet is a member of the Society of Sheriff Court Auditors (SOCA) and brings a wealth of experience to the office of Auditor of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow.

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For the attention of all criminal practitioners who have business at Glasgow Sheriff Court

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Due to recent review of security across Scottish Courts John McGraw (the Estates Manager, Glasgow Sheriff Court) has asked that the following message be highlighted -

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As part of the celebration of the Royal Faculty Library's bicentenary the Royal Faculty hosted Stathclyde Law Centre's Initial Advice Clinic on Wed. 14th June. This was a drop in legal surgery open to members of the public with a range of issues that require on the spot advice. The IAC went very well and the venue was very much appreciated by clients and advisors.

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Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 - As many of us will be aware, new anti-money laundering regulations are due to come into effect on the 26th June.

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  • Archer Coyle Full-time typist (or two part-timers?) sought for busy southside office. We are a small friendly practice doing mainly chamber...

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RFPG CPD Seminars

1. Dean's Debate - Limitation of powers to cross examine vulnerable witnesses
Thursday September 6, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

The motion for this year's Dean's Debate will be - This house considers that procedures should be implemented whereby vulnerable witnesses do not require to appear personally in co... Read More

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2. Section 29 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006
Thursday September 13, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

Section 29 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 is a much criticised piece of legislation and may be reformed. This Seminar will cover -     • Criticisms of Section 29    ... Read More

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TANQ seminar - So you want to be… a media lawyer?
Wednesday February 28, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

TANQ Seminar - (in conjuction with SYLA) Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018Venue: Royal Faculty of Procurators, 12 Nelson Mandela Pl., G2 1BTTime: 6.30pm - 7.30pm The TANQ Society ... Read More

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TANQ Social - How to be a good "Millennial Lawyer"
Wednesday September 19, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

This TANQ Social event will feature a discussion panel looking at the question of - "How to be a good 'Millennial Lawyer'" Exploring issues such as work/life balance, wellbeing, c... Read More

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Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow
12 Nelson Mandela Place,
Glasgow G2 1BT
0141 332 3593 (tel)
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