TANQ

TANQ trainee newly qualified society rfpgThe Trainee and Newly Qualified Society, or TANQ, was set up with the threefold aim of:

  • raising the profile of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow among new entrants to the legal profession;
  • providing a forum for education seminars particularly suited to the needs of trainee solicitors; and
  • providing an opportunity for trainees to meet with their peers to share experiences in a social setting.

Attending TANQ events is not only a great way to meet new people, network and hear about what's happening in law firms in and around Glasgow, but it is also a good opportunity to increase your knowledge and understanding of different areas of law. If you are starting your legal career, TANQ is an invaluable way to learn from other people's experiences and to make contacts that may help you in the future - and it's free!

LSS Approved TCPD Provider 01We aim to put on 5 or 6 education seminars per year as well as several social events. The seminars generally qualify for one hour of TCPD time (for trainees) or CPD time (for newly qualified solicitors). The Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow is certified by the Law Society as an external provider of TCPD.

Events are free to attend for all trainees and newly qualified solicitors (up to 2 years qualified) regardless of whether their firms are members of the Royal Faculty, law students and those completing their Diploma in Legal Practice are also most welcome to attend events.
There is a charge of £20 for solicitors over 2 years PQE who wish to attend TANQ events.

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RFPG CPD Seminars

15. The changing role of fathers in residence and contact disputes
Thursday March 30, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

The Scottish Courts are arguably beginning to acknowledge shared care as a viable alternative to conventional concepts of residence and contact.  This talk will look at the framew... Read More

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RFPG CPD Seminars

1. The Data Protection Act 1998 and the Changing Landscape - what's happening in 2017?
Thursday April 6, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

The Data Protection Act 1998 has been in force for 17 years but the last few years have seen significant developments in relation to the 1998 Act and in May 2018 there will be a ne... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

TANQ Seminar - Simple Procedure
Tuesday April 25, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This seminar will focus on the newly implemented Simple Procedure. The seminar will be provided by Professor Charles Hennessy. Charles is a solicitor advocate who has worked as a ... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

Inter-firm Quiz
Thursday May 11, 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

As part of the celebration of the library's bicentenary the Royal Faculty and TANQ Society are holding an inter-firm quiz. Tickets are £50 per team (maximum 6 to a team) and incl... Read More

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Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow
12 Nelson Mandela Place,
Glasgow G2 1BT
0141 332 3593 (tel)
0141 332 4714 (fax)
library@rfpg.org