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RFPG Library

It is anticipated that the library will be able to reopen to readers from Wednesday 15 July (following the Scottish Government's Coronavirus route map guidance).
Measures are in place to facilitate physical distancing and safe working in the library.

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Faculty Leaders' Forum (1 July 2020)

Summary of discussion at the LSS facilitated Faculty Leaders’ Forum on 1 July 2020 (the next Faculty Leaders’ Forum is pencilled in for 25 August at 2pm please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if there are any points you would like to see raised). - 

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Glasgow Sheriff Court Business Schedule

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Glasgow Sheriff Court Update

Court running order for week commencing 6.7.20 -

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RFPG Library

The Royal Faculty library has remained available to members as a remote resource over the past 3 months.

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Sheriff Court Slots - Running Orders for w/c 6 July 2020

The Court running orders for week commencing 6 July 2020 are listed below. 

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Sheriff Court - updated Criminal Guidance

Updated Coronavirus Guidance for Criminal Business (No. 19 of 2020, which supersedes No. 15)

First Diets - Update

Update from Sheriff Court re First Diets -

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Sheriff Court - Court Holidays 2021

Glasgow Court Holidays 2021

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Sheriff Court - Re-introduction of Civil Business - Update 28.6.20

Letter to the Dean from the Sheriff Principal re re-introduction of Civil Business in the Sheriff Court 

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Bank Holiday Custody Court 20 July 2020

Additional custody courts will be set up on Monday 20 July 2020 (Bank Holiday)

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Guidance in respect of the Electronic Submission of Documents (No. 17 of 2020)

Guidance in respect of the Electronic Submission of Documents (No. 17 of 2020)

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Sheriff Court Slots

Letter to the Dean of the Royal Faculty from Sheriff Principal Turnbull in relation to court slots for summary criminal business from Monday 6 July 2020.

In line with current social distancing guidelines, the number of persons who can be accommodated within the courts at any given time will be greatly restricted. The Sheriff Principal therefore proposes operating a system of slots for court business, in particular to accommodate the situation where a member has more than one case in a particular court, as those cases could be allocated to the same slot. 

All emails in relation to this matter should be sent to - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and detail -
•    Your name
•    Date(s) on which you have more than one case calling in a particular court in the week commencing 6 July 2020
•    The court(s) in question

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Re-introduction of Civil Business

Re-introduction of Civil Business (letter from the Sheriff Principal to the Dean of the Royal Faculty)

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Sheriff Courts Business Update

News article published by SCTS - http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/about-the-scottish-court-service/scs-news/2020/06/01/sheriff-courts-business-update setting out the position as we move in to phase 1 of the government’s route map. The article also includes a link to a criminal practice note made yesterday by the Lord Justice General.

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Royal Faculty AGM (4 June 2020 at 12pm)

The Annual General Meeting of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow will this year be held via a Zoom meeting on Thursday, 4th June 2020 at 12pm.

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Guidance in relation to criminal business in Glasgow and Strathkelvin Sheriffdom (Order no 15 of 2020)

Up to date guidance in relation to criminal business in Glasgow and Strathkelvin Sheriffdom.(order no 15 of 2020)

I would be grateful if you would bring this to the attention of your members. In particular, can you draw their attention to the section headed “Pleas of Guilty in Solemn Cases”?

This formalises the procedure that has operated to facilitate pleas of guilty in solemn cases which have been administratively discharged.

 

 

Coronavirus Guidance - Criminal Business (No 15) (22-05-20)

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Order refixing diets in non-custody solemn cases from next week.

Coronavirus - Order Refixing Solemn Criminal Business (No 14) (21-05-20)

Guidance in respect of Civil Business

Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin Coronavirus Guidance in respect of Civil Business (No. 13 of 2020)

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Order Refixing Summary Criminal Business

Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin Coronavirus Order in respect of Summary Criminal Business – Refixing Diets (No. 12 of 2020)

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RFPG CPD Seminars

3. Accounting Matters for Lawyers
Wednesday January 22, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Understanding the accounts of a business is critical for many situations, whether that be transactions, fraud or disputes over the value. In this talk, Sat Plaha and Peter Gouw wil... Read More Find more RFPG seminars

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4. Simple Procedure Processes
Thursday January 30, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Simple Procedure Rules have been in place for some time now and both the law and procedure are becoming settled. While reviews are ongoing into the rules, this seminar looks to... Read More Find more RFPG seminars

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