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Practice Note no. 3 of 2018

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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Executry Assistant

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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Civil Court Solicitor

The McKinstry Company

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

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Property Solicitor

Hannay Fraser & Co.

Hannay Fraser & Co., Solicitors, Glasgow city centre are expanding. We are looking for a property solicitor to continue to develop the business.

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Executry Solicitor or Paralegal

Pacitti Jones

We are looking for an executry solicitor or paralegal to join or team in Glasgow.

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New edition of Scottish Standard Clauses launched

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

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Practice Note No. 2 of 2018 - Medical Certificates

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

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Trainee CPD - 2019 TCPD Course - now open for Registration

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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Solicitor (3 Years + PQE)

Frazer Coogans Solicitors

Due to continuing expansion, we invite applications from experienced solicitors for our busy office in Ayr.

The successful candidate will have experience primarily in dealing with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing and/or Private Client work.

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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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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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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

1. Professional Negligence and How to Avoid It
Wednesday January 9, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

The Speaker, Alastair Duncan QC, has a particular interest in professional liability and discipline, and regularly acts on behalf of solicitors, counsel and their professional inde... Read More

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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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TANQ Seminars

TANQ seminar - Mediation / Negotiation
Wednesday June 20, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Professor Bryan Clark joined the Law School in 2004 as a lecturer in commercial law and was appointed as head of the Law School from 2013-2016. His main teaching and research inter... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

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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