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Scottish Standard Clauses (edition 2)

The Scottish Standard Clauses have been revised, and edition 2 is to be launched 3rd May 2016. The new edition is now available along with a note of the main changes -

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Scottish Civil Justice Council Recruitment of Members

The Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) is seeking new members in the first major recruitment exercise since it was launched. Positions are now open for a solicitor member, two consumer representative members and two Lord President members (discretionary appointments which can be made by the LP). The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 01 April 2016. 

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Brodie Cup

The Brodie Cup Golf Tournament

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Glasgow Mediaeval Trust

The Glasgow Mediaeval Trust 

The Glasgow Medival Trust has been established to share and promote interest in the mediaeval history and heritage of Glasgow from its foundations in the 6th century AD, with a focus mainly on its mediaeval development within the period 1100 to 1600.

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AWI Practice Note

Glasgow and Strathkelvin Sheriffdom Practice Note no.2 of 2015 has been issued - dealing with applications under the Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

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Faculty of the Year Winner: Law Awards of Scotland 2015

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Sept-Dec CPD Programme published

The RFPG's Sept-Dec CPD Programme has now been published. Highlights include - the Dean's Debate (free event); a seminar to be taken by the Law Society President and Conferences on Family Law, Personal Injury and AWI/Succession;

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New Dean and Vice Dean

The Royal Faculty's AGM was held on Thursday 4th June.

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Brodie Cup 2015

The Royal Faculty's interfirm golf tournament - the Brodie Cup - was played on Wednesday 13 May in the sunshine at Pollok Golf Course. The winning team was a composite team representing Watt Law, and comprised Council Member Alan Watt, Robert Vaughan (R S Vaughan & Co) and Alastair Frood (Shepherd and Wedderburn).

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Annual General Meeting - Thurs. 4th June 2015 at 5.30pm

Vacancies in the Offices of Dean and Vice-Dean
The Annual General Meeting of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow will take place on Thursday, 4th June 2015 at 5.30pm. On this date the offices of Dean and Vice-Dean will fall vacant.
In terms of the Bye-laws nominations are called for to fill these vacancies. Nominations must be signed by the member nominated (or if appropriate the practice unit) and proposed and seconded by two other members. They must be lodged with the Chief Executive at the Royal Faculty Building, 12, Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow not less than three weeks before 4th June 2015.

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Brodie Cup

The Brodie Cup (the Royal Faculty's inter-firm golf tournament) will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday, 13 May 2015 at Pollok Golf Club.

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RFPG and TANQ win the Scott & Co Legal Awards: Training Provider of the Year 2015

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Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS)

On 1 April 2015, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) will be created as a consequence of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014. From that date SCTS will assume the responsibilities currently held by the Scottish Court Service (SCS) and the Scottish Tribunal Service (STS).

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Practice Note No. 1 of 2015

Practice Note No. 1 of 2015 for Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin has been issued. This practice note contains revised referrals practice for Children's Referrals under the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011.
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New CPD Programe Announced

New CPD seminar programme for April-June published see http://www.rfpg.org/cpd/current-cpd-seminars-list 

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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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