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RFPG during coronavirus

Library – In light of official guidance regretfully the library will be closed as a physical space. Library staff will continue to provide the enquiry and research service of the library remotely, responding to requests for information by telephone and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Apologies for any inconvenience that this causes and obviously we will keep the situation under review with a view to reopening as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Guidance on civil and criminal business in Sheriffdom of Glasgow & Strathkelvin

Guidance on civil and criminal business in the Sheriffdom of Glasgow & Strathkelvin issued by Sheriff Principal Turnbull

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Glasgow Family Court

Useful guidance for practitioners being pressed for advice from the English Family Court on compliance with Family Court Child Arrangement Orders during the coronavirus crisis. 

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Brodie Cup Golf Tournament 2020

In light of the current crisis, and having regard to members' health and wellbeing, it has been decided to cancel - or at least postpone - this year's Brodie Cup. If it proves to be possible to hold the event at a later date in the year, this will be reexamined.
In the meantime, thank you for your support. Those firms who have already paid an entry fee will be refunded in full of course.

Sheriff Court - Coronavirus guidance for Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin

Guidance setting out the arrangements for the management of civil and criminal business in the Sheriffdom of Glasgow & Strathkelvin with immediate effect issued by Sheriff Principal Trunbull.

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Conveyancing Paralegal

Bell Russell & Co

Due to long term sick leave we are looking for a locum conveyancing paralegal or solicitor for a period of 6 months.

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Conveyancing Paralegal

Buchanan Burton

Conveyancing Paralegal with experience primarily in conveyancing.

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Solicitor

MacFarlane Young

Role – you will deal largely with domestic conveyancing and there will also be some commercial conveyancing and Lease work. Some private client work, including Wills, Powers of Attorney and Guardianships will be available.

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Practice Note No. 1 of 2020 - Court Dress

Sheriff Principal Turnbull hass issued a Practice Note (no. 1 of 2020) concerning Court Dress

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Secretary

James Patrick & Muir

Experienced secretary required for small long established chamber practice.

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Conveyancing / General Practice Solicitor

Buchanan Burton

Conveyancing/ General practice Solicitor (2 plus years PQE) with experience primarily in conveyancing.

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Litigation Solicitor

Wilson McKendrick

Wilson McKendrick Solicitors is the leading Scottish legal practice for the UK Specialist Lending industry.

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Conveyancing Paralegal / Secretary

Taylor & Henderson LLP

Paralegal/Conveyancing Secretary - Residential Conveyancing
Saltcoats, North Ayrshire

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Solicitor (3+ years’ PQE)

The PRG Partnership

The PRG Partnership has been providing legal services from 5 offices in Glasgow and elsewhere in the West of Scotland for almost 50 years.

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Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

McClure Solicitors

We are seeking a fulltime permanent experienced residential conveyancing paralegal to join our fast paced team in its Glasgow city centre office.

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Conveyancing Paralegal Vacancy

TC Young

TC Young are looking to recruit a Glasgow based Conveyancing Paralegal, who will work within our expanding Private Client department. This is a new role which will involve working independently, but as part of a friendly team , with a wide variety of work .This role is ideally full-time but consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are interested in working part time, with a minimum of 25 hours per week being worked.

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Glasgow Sheriff Court Programme Changes

As a result of a significant drop in the level of JP business Sheriff Principal Turnbull has instructed a number of changes in court dates.

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Members' Coffee Room

Looking for a coffee in Glasgow city centre? - The Small Library in the Royal Faculty building is now a members' coffee room. Offering an oasis of calm in the city centre, good (free) coffee and a chance to meet up with fellow members in a wonderful setting.

Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland - applications for offices of Sheriff and Summary Sheriff

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS) invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointments to the Offices of Sheriff and Summary Sheriff. Depending on the Sheriffdom appointed to, it is expected that successful applicants will take up post between 4 November 2019 and 13 January 2020.

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Practice Note no. 3 of 2018

Practice note no. 3 of 2018 issued by Sheriff Principal of Glasgow & Strathkelvin -

Affidavits in Family and Civil Pratnership Actions.

http://www.rfpg.org/images/Practice_Note_3_of_2018.pdf

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RFPG CPD Seminars

13. Child Law Conference - Postponed
Wednesday April 1, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

POSTPONED Rescheduled date to be confirmed in due course.   Child Law Conference Topics - Surrogacy and Parentage - (Marie Clark)This talk will consider the surr... Read More Find more RFPG seminars

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8. Residential Tenancies Conference
Wednesday May 27, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Private Residential tenancy was introduced in December 2017 and at that date jurisdiction over all disputes in the private rented sector was transferred to the new First tier T... Read More Find more RFPG seminars

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TANQ Seminar - How not to Annoy Your Sheriff
Monday May 11, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Advocacy is the art of persuasion- good advocacy is as much about knowing what not to do as it is about being aware of what you should do. The TANQ Society is delighted that Sheri... Read More

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