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Private Client Solicitor

Scullion LAW

This is an opportunity to join a growing law firm with offices in Glasgow City Centre, Glasgow West End and Hamilton.

The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, caring and passionate solicitor to further develop our established Private Client Department.

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Employment / Discrimination Solicitor

Katani & Co Solicitors

Owing to continued expansion, we are seeking to recruit an Employment/Discrimination Solicitor. This position is initially offered on a part time basis (2.5 days per week) with many possibilities for progression thereafter.

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Paralegal or Solicitor, Residential Conveyancing, Glasgow or Hamilton

Scullion LAW

The Role

We currently have an opportunity within our Residential Property Department for either:-

• a Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE in residential property; or
• an experienced paralegal with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in residential property

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Senior Solicitor, 5 years + PQE, Residential Conveyancing, Glasgow or Hamilton

Scullion LAW

The Role

We currently have an opportunity within the Senior Solicitor team of our Residential Property Department.

The purpose of the Senior Solicitor team is to support our fee earners by assisting them with complex issues that can arise within standard residential conveyancing transactions in addition to dealing with our own case load of more complex transactions.

We are instructed in residential property work from a number of areas of Scotland meaning that in addition to volume work, we also bring in a varied and interesting case load which requires the attention of an experienced solicitor.

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Brodie Cup - Royal Faculty Golf Tournament

The inter-firm golf tournament for the Brodie Cup will be played at Pollok again this year. A team can comprise of 2 or 3 players (best 2 count) and joint composite teams are welcome.

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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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Inter-firm Quiz

Many thanks to all the teams that took part in the Royal Faculty/TANQ Quiz night. It was a terrific night and a total of £1,024 was raised for two charities (the Glasgow Children's Hispital Charity and the Royal Faculty's Reid Law Education Fund). Congratulations to the eventual winners - Digby Brown.

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Brodie Cup Golf Competition

The Royal Faculty's Brodie Cup was played for at Pollock Golf Course on Wednesday 10 May. Congratulations to winners Macdonald Henderson and also to Angus Wood of MacRoberts (best individual player).

AGM - Thursday 1st June at 5.30 pm

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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RFPG CPD Seminars

1a. Enforcement in relation to different actions
Tuesday April 24, 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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2a. A Practitioner's Guide to Immigration Law
Thursday April 26, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

This session will provide an overview of Immigration law & practice which will address the structures of immigration control and appeals and the most frequent types of applications... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

TANQ Seminar - Cross Examination
Monday October 30, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cross-examination: avoiding the pitfalls. An introduction to the do’s and don’t of cross examination. How does cross examination differ from examination-in-chief? What are the ... Read More

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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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