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Covid-19 current Court arrangements and safety measures

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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Solicitor

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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RFPG Library

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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Conveyancing Solicitor

Hay Cassels

Hay Cassels are seeking a conveyancing solicitor covering both residential and commercial conveyancing. Salary is negotiable, full time 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday.

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Private Client Solicitor

Scullion LAW

Due to our continued success and growth of our team, we are looking for a highly motivated Solicitor (circa 3yrs PQE) or experienced paralegal to join our very busy Private Client Department.

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Glasgow Sheriff Court

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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Glasgow Sheriff Court

Updated Court Programme

Dec. 2020

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Commercial Solicitor

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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Article on repairs to the RFPG building in the Law Society Journal

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

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RFPG Online Exhibition

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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Access to Justice Foundation's "Go the Extra Mile" Campaign

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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Royal Faculty building featured in article in the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland

JLSS Oct. 2020 p. 40

Custodies and Undertakings at Glasgow Sheriff Court from week beginning 16 Nov. 2020

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

SLCC survey on the impact of Covid-19

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.

Christmas and New Year holiday courts

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

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Royal Faculty / Strathclyde Law Clinic - Initial Advice Clinic

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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Family Court Business

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

Virtual Custody Court Pilot - amended Practice Note

Revised Practice Note for the Virtual Custody Court Pilot

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A Letter from the Sheriff Principal

Virtual Custody Court Pilot

Please see attached the practice note for the Virtual Custody Court Pilot commemcing on 25th August 2020. 

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RFPG Library

The Royal Faculty library is now open to library readers (initially this will be Mon-Fri 9am-5pm). 

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RFPG CPD Seminars

Dissolution of Scottish Partnerships: Laying the Ghost to Rest?
Tuesday February 9, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Scottish partnerships-at-will can be dissolved easily, merely by the giving of notice by one partner to the remaining partners that the partnership is dissolved. The immediate impa... Read More Find more RFPG seminars

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Employment Law 2021 - what to watch out for.
Tuesday February 23, 12:00 PM -

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