TANQ Society

The 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!

We aim to put on 5 or 6 education seminars per year as well as several social events. The seminars qualify for one hours CPD for newly qualified solicitors or 2nd year trainees who hold a practicing certificate.

All trainees and newly qualified solicitors (up to 2 years qualified) are welcome to attend events 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.

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TANQ Forthcoming Events

TANQ Seminar - Land Registration etc (Scotland) Act 2012 - Thursday 16 October 2014 (from 6pm)

Frances Rooney will present an outline of the Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 and its forthcoming changes to land registration and conveyancing. This will include a summary of key issues such as the Keeper's "Midas Touch" and warranty, rectification of registered titles, purchasers in good faith, and advance notices.

Frances Rooney graduated from Glasgow University with an LLB (Honours), and subsequently from Aberdeen University where she was awarded a Masters in Property Law with Distinction. She is an Associate in Harper Macleod's rural property team, and specialises in advising developers and public authorities in relation to their rural and agricultural properties throughout Scotland. Frances also regularly speaks at solicitors' conferences and seminars on such issues as land reform, access, land registration and title conditions.

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Diploma Students and TANQ Social - Friday 19th September 2014

TANQ (Trainee and Newly Qualified Society) would like to invite Strathclyde and Glasgow University Diploma Students to an evening of drinks, nibbles and networking to finish off your first week on the Diploma. Please join us at the RFPG Library at 17:15 for a tour of the Royal Faculty of Procurators' building and more importantly free drinks and nibbles. Grab the chance to speak to the TANQ Committee and GBA delegates in a relaxed atmosphere and unwind with a glass of wine after your tough first week on the Diploma!

TANQ is part of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow and organises free seminars and CPD for students, trainees and NQs.
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 knowledge and understanding of different areas of law. TANQ is an invaluable way to learn from other people's experiences and to make contacts that may prove invaluable in the future - and it's all free!

Sign up by filling in the booking form at www.rfpg.org/cpd:booking

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TANQ Committee

Committee Members are -

* Ailidh Ballantyne, Wright Johnstone & Mackenzie
* Kelly Brotherhood, HBM Sayers
* Katie McKenna, Harper Macleod
* Collette Miller, Harper Macleod
* David Nicholson, McCusker, McElroy & Gallanagh
* Andrew Ronald, Maclay Murray & Spens

If you would like to contact members of the TANQ Committee please send an email to gro.gpfr|qnat#gro.gpfr|qnat

Earlier TANQ event notices

Date Title
Friday 19th September 2014 Diploma Students and TANQ Social
3.9.14 from 6pm (registration from 5.30pm) TANQ Debate - Should Scotland be Independent? – The Legal Consequences
17 July 2014 (6pm - ) TANQ Summer Social
11.6.14 from 6pm (registration from 5.30pm) TANQ Seminar - An Introduction to Immigration Law
30.4.14 from 6pm (registration from 5.30pm) TANQ Seminar - An Introduction to Family Law
7.5.14 from 6pm (registration from 5.30pm) TANQ Seminar - How to Tackle Stress: Assertiveness and Managing Difficult People
12.3.14 from 6pm (registration from 5.30pm) Court Presentation Skills Workshop with Bridget McCann
29/01/2014 Mortgage Clinic
11/12/2013 (from 6pm) TANQ Christmas Social 2013
4.12.13 (from 6pm) Why maintaining personal health can lead to Financial Wealth
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