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Civil Court Solicitor

The McKinstry Company

We are looking to appoint a solicitor to join our Litigation Team in our Ayr Head office.

The successful candidate will join a thriving and exciting civil court department and will have exposure to a variety of work types with the opportunity to specialise. You will require to be enthusiastic, charismatic and have experience in handling general civil court work including personal injury. Whilst employment law knowledge is preferable it is not a requirement. You will work as part of the litigation team alongside Partner, Robert Honeyman.

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Conveyancing Paralegal/Secretary

Kingsley Wood Solicitors

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal/ Secretary required for a busy local firm based in Kilmacolm.

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Conveyancing Solicitor

Leonards Solicitors

Conveyancing Solicitor required to join our busy Conveyancing Department.

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Private Client Assistant

Patten & Prentice LLP Greenock

We need an Assistant for a mix of domestic conveyancing and executries and other private client work. Applicants should preferably have at least 2 years PQE but applications from newly qualified Solicitors will be considered. We aim to provide a blue chip service and need an enthusiastic addition to our team. We are planning for the future and there are genuine prospects for the right candidate. A local connection would be preferable but not essential. We invest in our office systems and offer excellent working conditions.

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Royal Faculty Triennial Dinner 21 February 2020

The Royal Faculty's Triennial Dinner is one of the flagship social events of the legal calendar and is an ideal event for members to socialise with clients in a relaxed setting, treat their staff to a prestigious night out and support their Faculty.

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Civil Court Solicitor

Miller Samuel Hill Brown

An opportunity has arisen to join our busy civil court department.

The role involves a varied and interesting workload acting for both pursuer and defender in the Sheriff Court, Court of Session, Land Tribunal and Tier 1 Tribunals.

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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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New edition of Scottish Standard Clauses launched

Version 3 of the Scottish Standard Clauses was launched on 1st November 2018. 

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Practice Note No. 2 of 2018 - Medical Certificates

Sheriff Principal Craig Turnbull has issued a Practice Note in relation to Medical Certificates.

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Trainee CPD - 2019 TCPD Course - now open for Registration

We are pleased to announce the opening of the TCPD programme for trainee solicitors to run from January to June 2019. This is the programme which has been prescribed by the Law Society and has to be undertaken by all trainee solicitors as a requirement for qualification as a solicitor. It will again be run jointly with the Scottish Law Agents Society and held in the Royal Faculty building.

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Trainee secondment to the Law Society’s Brussels office

Details of opportunity to undertake part of your traineeship in the Law Society’s Brussels office and info. on why your firm should send one of its trainees to Brussels

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Royal Faculty AGM - Thurs 7th June at 5.30pm

Members of the Royal Faculty are cordially invited to this year’s AGM following which there will be a drinks reception held in the Faculty Hall.

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Practice Note no. 1 of 2018 - Children's Referrals

Practice Note issued by Sheriff Principal Turnbull to ensure that children's referral proceedings are conducted as fairly, expiditiously and efficiently as possible.

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Programme Changes in summary criminal business at Glasgow Sheriff Court (with effect from 8 Jan. 2018)

Programme_Changes_with_effect_from_8_January_2018.docx

Library opening hours over Christmas and New Year

CLOSED Sat. 23rd Dec. – Tue. 26th Dec.

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RFPG 350+

Hot on the heels of the celebration of the library's bicentenary comes another important milestone in the life of the Royal Faculty. While the exact date of the formation of the Faculty of Procurators is not known, its earliest records date from 1668 and so 2018 will mark its 350th year.

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Library Bicentenary Civic Reception

Many thanks to everyone who made it to the RFPG civic reception in the stunning picture gallery of the City Chambers - it was great to see so many friends of the Royal Faculty there.
Thanks also to Lord Gill for his kind words and for presenting the various Royal Faculty prizes to the student prize-winners (list below) -

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RFPG CPD Seminars

19. Prescription and Limitation
Thursday November 21, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

This talk will look at recent developments in the law of prescription and limitation. In particular, it will examine some prescription problems arising in current practice from the... Read More

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RFPG CPD Seminars

1. Dean's Debate: Legal Aid, can you make it pay?
Wednesday November 27, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

Wed. 27 Nov. 2019 5.45pm - 7.15pmWith the Scottish Government’s consultation on Legal Aid reform concluding on 19 September this will be a timely examination of the issues facing t... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

TANQ Wellbeing Event
Wednesday December 11, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on Wellbeing in the legal profession which will cover the science of wellbeing at Work as well as an introduction to LawCare, mental health first aid... Read More

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