Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow

Archibald Sharp

Due to an increase in the volume of work we seek an assistant or associate experienced in commercial/residential conveyancing for a small chamber practice in Glasgow. Executry and private client experience would be helpful but not essential. No agencies please.

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Georgesons Solicitors

Private Client Solicitor, with an emphasis on Executries, needed.

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The latest edition of the Scottish Standard Clauses (Edition 4) will go 'live' on 1 March 2021.

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Letter from the Sheriff Principal re participation of parties in Child Welfare Hearings at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

Letter sent from the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service to Faculty Deans and Presidents of Bar Associations re safety arrangements in the Court system.

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Taylor & Henderson

Taylor & Henderson Solicitors are a general law practice, operating four offices in Ayrshire. Our dedicated team of solicitors offer advice on a comprehensive range of areas and are currently seeking a solicitor with private client and residential conveyancing experience to join their committed team.

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In light of official guidance regretfully the library will be closed to readers until the end of January.  Library staff will continue to provide an enquiry and research service, responding to requests for information by telephone and email. Textbooks and other resources will be able to be collected from and returned to the library (please contact the library in advance). 

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The Sheriff Principal has asked that members are alerted to the Judicial Institute’s “Amalgamated Briefing Paper on Restarting Solemn Trials” - an invaluable resource which should be of considerable assistance to those involved in solemn trials.

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Updated Court Programme

Dec. 2020

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The McKinstry Company

As part of our succession planning, we are looking to appoint a solicitor to oversee and develop our commercial property and business law offering.

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The most recent edition of the JLSS featured an article on planned repairs for the Royal Faculty building.

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We have created a new website in conjunction with the Glasgow Doors Open Days Digital Festival to showcase the historical aspect of the Library. Find out more about us by exploring our history as well as some of the collections we house at rfpg-exhibition.uk

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With the Scottish Legal Walks unable to take place this year, the Access to Justice Foundation is inviting the Scottish legal community to take up a different challenge ahead of Pro Bono Week in November.

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JLSS Oct. 2020 p. 40

Letter from the Sheriff Principal re new arrangements for Custodies and Undertakings to take effect from 16 Nov. 2020

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has issued a survey to gauge the likely impact of Covid-19 on the legal sector. Details of the survey and how responses can be made can be found here.

Please find the reposonse from Sheriff Principal Craig Turnbull in relation to the Christmas and New Year holiday courts. 

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The Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow has, in recent years, been a keen supporter of access to justice – having played an active part in the Glasgow Legal Walk and also hosting an Initial Advice Clinic in the Royal Faculty building (in conjunction with Strathclyde University Law Clinic). The Royal Faculty also has a long history of promoting legal education by providing grants to law students who are in need of financial assistance,  providing 16 prizes in various legal subjects at the three Glasgow Universities and raising money for the LawScot Foundation at the Triennial Dinner earlier this year..

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Communication from Sheriff Andrew Mackie re Family Court Proof Business (30.10.20)

Revised Practice Note for the Virtual Custody Court Pilot

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12 Nelson Mandela Place,
Glasgow G2 1BT
0141 332 3593 (tel)
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