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Private Client Solicitor

Bannatyne Kirkwood France & Co

Busy Glasgow City Centre Practice is looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor conversant with the administration of Trusts and Executries, Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax issues, and all matters relative to preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney. The successful candidate must be capable of working with minimal supervision. The post would suit someone with at least 3 years experience.

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Tax Assistant

Bannatyne Kirkwood France & Co

Part time Tax Assistant required to deal with all aspects of income tax and Capital Gains Tax for Private Clients, Trusts and Executries for busy Glasgow City Centre Firm of Solicitors. Post might suit newly retired Accountant. Likely time would be 2 days per week but will consider fully flexible working hours.

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Conveyancing Solicitor

Ruthven Keenan Pollock & Co

We are recruiting for a full time experienced residential and commercial conveyancing solicitor to join our busy conveyancing team based mainly at our head office in Anniesland but requiring occasional travel to our Victoria Road office.

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Property Solicitor

TC Young

Background
TC Young are looking to recruit an experienced property solicitor for our Edinburgh office. The successful candidate will report to the property partner in Edinburgh, and due to the volume of work within the department there will be a requirement to manage a large and varied caseload within a very busy department.

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Executry Paralegal, Glasgow

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP

We are a growing firm, currently with 28 Partners, specialising in the areas of private client, commercial property, corporate, commercial dispute resolution, renewable energy, healthcare, telecoms and family businesses. We have offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Dunblane.

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Residential Conveyancing Paralegal, Glasgow

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP

We are a growing firm, currently with 28 Partners, specialising in the areas of private client, commercial property, corporate, commercial dispute resolution, renewable energy, healthcare, telecoms and family businesses. We have offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Dunblane.

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Commercial Solicitor

Mitchells Roberton

Mitchells Roberton are looking to recruit an experienced commercial solicitor into our established & busy Glasgow city centre based practice.

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Immigration Solicitor

Katani & Co Solicitors

Owing to continued and steady growth we are seeking to recruit two experienced immigration law solicitors.

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Programme Changes in summary criminal business at Glasgow Sheriff Court (with effect from 8 Jan. 2018)

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Library opening hours over Christmas and New Year

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

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RFPG 350+

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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Library Bicentenary Civic Reception

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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Glasgow Legal Walk 2017

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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Auditor Service

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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Glasgow Sheriff Court - solemn reforms

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

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Security passes at Glasgow Sheriff Court

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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Pro Bono Initial Advice Clinic

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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New Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

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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New Dean and Council

The AGM  was held on Thursday 1st June in the Faculty Hall.

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Auditor Service

The Royal Faculty is very pleased to announce that Janet Blackstock will be taking over as Royal Faculty Auditor from Tom McCafferty on his retiral. Janet’s appointment as Auditor will commence on 3 July 2017.

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RFPG CPD Seminars

6. Regulatory and Market Issues for Solicitors
Thursday February 22, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

In this seminar Douglas Mill will cover, in an interactive manner-     • The implications of Pagan Osborne and other major financial crashes     • LSS v SLCC and the Gove... Read More

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7. Enforcement in relation to different actions
Thursday March 1, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

In this seminar Ronnie will examine the various options open to creditors to enforce a decree or decision and their relative effectiveness. He will cover the different types of war... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

TANQ Seminar - Residential Tenancies: the new law
Wednesday February 21, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

TANQ is very pleased to be able to put on a seminar on residential tenancies by a recognised expert in the field.  Adrian Stalker (Westwater Advocates) – was a solicitor in pri... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

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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