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McClure Solicitors 

Develop across a two year training contract within the award-winning firm McClure Solicitors to continuously improve and develop knowledge, understanding and skills to prepare for qualification as a solicitor. You will be expected to provide a high level of service to all clients, maintaining professional conduct and supporting other team members. Please note that this is a multiple seat traineeship across 3 different areas.

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The McKinstry Company

We are looking for a confident and outgoing individual with experience in all aspects of private client work to join our team in the Ayr Head office.

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The McKinstry Company

We are looking to appoint a solicitor to join our Litigation Team in our Ayr Head office.

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LB & Co Solicitors

LB & Co Solicitors are expanding and are looking for a solicitor to continue to develop the business. The case load will be varied but will mainly be Civil Litigation and Conveyancing. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a modern-thinking high street firm, with good career prospects for the right candidate.

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Taylor & Henderson

Saltcoats, North Ayrshire

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal/Secretary to join a growing team within this forward thinking and highly respected legal firm.

The firm boasts an excellent reputation with an established client base. The opportunity available is within a supportive and welcoming team in a busy, rewarding and client facing role.

The role offers full responsibility of managing a caseload from start to finish, as well as the opportunity to take on additional responsibility and develop within the expanding Residential Conveyancing Department. Candidates should be fully experienced in all residential conveyancing transactions (purchase & sale).

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Practice note no. 3 of 2018 issued by Sheriff Principal of Glasgow & Strathkelvin -

Affidavits in Family and Civil Pratnership Actions.

http://www.rfpg.org/images/Practice_Note_3_of_2018.pdf

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Version 3 of the Scottish Standard Clauses was launched on 1st November 2018. 

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Sheriff Principal Craig Turnbull has issued a Practice Note in relation to Medical Certificates.

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We are pleased to announce the opening of the TCPD programme for trainee solicitors to run from January to June 2019. This is the programme which has been prescribed by the Law Society and has to be undertaken by all trainee solicitors as a requirement for qualification as a solicitor. It will again be run jointly with the Scottish Law Agents Society and held in the Royal Faculty building.

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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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Programme_Changes_with_effect_from_8_January_2018.docx

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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  • The McKinstry Company We are looking to appoint a solicitor to join our Litigation Team in our Ayr Head office....

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RFPG CPD Seminars

2. Children’s Hearings: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow?
Thursday January 17, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

An acknowledged expert on children’s hearings, Sheriff Miller will chart the origins and history of the system in order to examine its current state and potential future developm... Read More

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3. Voluntary Organisations and the Assumption of Responsibility
Thursday January 31, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

The talk will look at when and whether a duty of care is owed when services are provided on a voluntary, charitable or friendship basis and consider the appropriate standard of car... Read More

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TANQ Seminar - So you want to be a Judge?
Wednesday January 30, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Have you ever thought about becoming a member of the judiciary? Are you wondering how you can prepare yourself to put you in a position to apply in the future? Do you want to know ... Read More

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TANQ Seminar - Everything you wanted to know about working as an Advocate (but were afraid to ask)
Tuesday February 12, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Those interested in learning more about the realities of life and work as a junior at the Scottish Bar should seek to attend this informal seminar where Scott will seek to lift the... 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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