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

Pleadings Seminar - 21 January 2015

Speaker: Sheriff Alayne Swanson

Sheriff Alayne Swanson will give a useful insight into how to improve your pleadings in a civil litigation context. This will be invaluable advice to trainee and newly qualified solicitors or those with an interest in civil court cases.

Seminar commences at 6pm, with registration and refreshments available from 5.30pm.


Now FULLY BOOKED - to be put on a reserve list please email educ@rfpg.org

Related Website: http://www.rfpg.org/cpd:booking
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TANQ Committee

Committee Members are -

* Kelly Brotherhood, HBM Sayers
* Katie McKenna, Harper Macleod
* Collette Miller, Harper Macleod
* 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
Thursday 18 December 2014 (from 6pm) TANQ Christmas Social 2014
Wednesday 3 December 2014 (from 6pm) An Introduction to Mediation
Thursday 27 November 2014 (from 6pm) Life as a Lawyer in the Armed Forces
Wednesday 29 October 2014 (from 6pm) Life as an in-house lawyer
Thursday 16 October 2014 (from 6pm) TANQ Seminar - Land Registration etc (Scotland) Act 2012
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
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