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Legal Executive

WW & J McClure Ltd.

Busy City Centre Law Firm looking for candidates to work in Private Client practice. Salary is negotiable based on skills/experience.

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Solicitor (5+PQE)

DAC Beachcroft LLP

The role will be based within the Casualty team in our Glasgow office.

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Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Frazer Coogans Limited

Due to expansion a full time position for an experienced conveyancing paralegal has arisen to join our busy team. The applicant must have residential conveyancing experience and be able to work on own initiative.

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Property Solicitor and Private Client Solicitor

The McKinstry Company

The McKinstry Company is currently looking to recruit a Residential Property Solicitor and Private Client Solicitor both positions being based in Ayr.

We are a dynamic, forward thinking firm with a strong presence across South West Scotland. The positions offer opportunities to take leading roles within our expanding and developing Property and Private Client Departments with exposure to a wide spectrum of clients. Ideally the candidates will have completed two years PQE.

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Solicitor

Kingsley Wood & Co Solicitors

We are a Renfrewshire based firm with a private client and small business focus. We seek an experienced Assistant/Associate to carry out domestic and some commercial conveyancing as well as general chamber work. The successful candidate will be motivated, enthusiastic and keen to make an effective contribution to our existing team. There is a genuine opportunity here with excellent working conditions and a competitive salary package.

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Solicitor

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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Conveyancing Solicitor

Archibald Sharp

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work with a traditional yet modern thinking high street firm. The firm is expanding and we are looking to add a solicitor to our team. There are career prospects for the right person.
There will be a varied case load which covers both residential and commercial conveyancing. A knowledge and/or interest in Wills and Executries would be beneficial but not essential.
Min 3 years PQE. Would consider partner level appointment.

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Trainee secondment to the Law Society’s Brussels office

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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Private Client Assistant / Associate

Patten & Prentice LLP

We are seeking an experienced Assistant/Associate for a mix of domestic conveyancing and executry work. Applicants should have at least 3 – 4 years PQE. We aim to provide a blue chip service and need an enthusiastic addition to our team. We are planning for the future and there are genuine medium/long term prospects. A local connection would be preferable but not essential. We offer excellent working conditions and invest in our office systems.

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Royal Faculty AGM - Thurs 7th June at 5.30pm

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 no. 1 of 2018 - Children's Referrals

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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Legal Typist

Archer Coyle

Legal Typist required for busy southside practice.

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

Programme_Changes_with_effect_from_8_January_2018.docx

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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RFPG CPD Seminars

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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Twenty years on, are Human Rights still relevant?
Tuesday September 18, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

This seminar will provide an update on various aspects of human rights law, including an update in terms of the coming into force of the Contract (Third Party Rights) Scotland Act ... 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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