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Paralegal/Conveyancing Secretary - Residential Conveyancing

Taylor & Henderson

Saltcoats, North Ayrshire
A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal/Secretary to join a growing team within this forward thinking and highly respected legal firm.

The firm boasts an excellent reputation with an established client base. The opportunity available is within a supportive and welcoming team in a busy, rewarding and client facing role.

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Private Client Solicitor

McClure Solicitors

Opportunities for two private client solicitors at NQ – 5PQE level, to join the growth of an ambitious and expanding Trust team based in the Glasgow head office.

These roles would suit experienced solicitors who are hardworking and service driven. You will be working predominately on Trusts however will enjoy working on complicated private client matters to include; Wills, Powers of Attorney, tax, estates administration and cases involving local authorities with elderly clients in residential care. It would be an advantage if you were STEP qualified.

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Legal Assistant

McClure Solicitors

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Assistant within our Glasgow office. Working as part of our Wills and Power of Attorney team, you will truly add value by enabling our departments to deliver a high quality service to our clients.

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Conveyancing Paralegal

Kingsley Wood

We are recruiting an experienced paralegal to join the residential conveyancing team in our Kilmacolm Office. The successful candidate will be capable of running their own case load and assisting Solicitors when required. You should be used to working within a fast-paced environment and speaking with clients regularly.

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Associate/Assistant Conveyancer

Campbell Riddell Breeze Paterson LLP

Associate/Assistant Conveyancer to join Residential Conveyancing Team in our Giffnock office, would suit someone looking for a position with career prospects.

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Experienced Conveyancer

Cannons Law Practice LLP

Cannons Law Practice LLP is a small and friendly practice based in the heart of the West End of Glasgow. We are a full service firm, specialising in property, dispute resolution and private client work. Due to recent relocation and expansion of our practice, we are looking for a dynamic full time or part time solicitor or qualified paralegal with a minimum of 2 years’ experience of commercial conveyancing to join our team. Experience of residential conveyancing would be an advantage, but is not essential.

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Executry Paralegal

The McKinstry Company

We are looking for a confident and outgoing individual with experience in all aspects of private client work to join our team in the Ayr Head office.

The successful applicant will assist with private client matters including Wills, Trusts, Executries, Powers of Attorney and Guardianships.

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Chambers Solicitor


Profitable and established Uddingston based practice seeks an experienced chambers solicitor. Emphasis on domestic and commercial conveyancing.

Genuine career prospects. Salary commensurate with experience.

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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.

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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)


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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  • Taylor & HendersonSaltcoats, North Ayrshire...A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal/Secretary to join a growing team within this forward...

  • McClure SolicitorsOpportunities for two private client solicitors at NQ – 5PQE level, to join the growth of an ambitious and...

  • McClure SolicitorsWe have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Assistant within our Glasgow office. Working as part of our Wills...

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3. Voluntary Organisations and the Assumption of Responsibility
Thursday January 31, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

The talk will look at when and whether a duty of care is owed when services are provided on a voluntary, charitable or friendship basis and consider the appropriate standard of car... Read More

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4a. Intellectual property searches: driving business without a seatbelt? or just asleep at the wheel?
Thursday August 22, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM

How basic freedom to operate searches can save your client from expensive legal actions, and you from potential negligence claims! There can be no doubt that the necessary deploym... Read More

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TANQ Seminars

TANQ seminar - Risk Management & the Master Policy – An Early Awareness
Wednesday June 26, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This talk focuses on the importance of having an awareness of risk management at an early stage in your career. This will be achieved through a focus on what risk means for a new s... Read More

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