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Opera Gala

The Royal Faculty in association with Classical Musicians Scotland is to hold an opera gala in celebration of the bicentenary of the Royal Faculty library.
A spectacular concert of opera classics with orchestra and singers on Saturday 24 June 2017 from 7.30pm in the Royal Faculty Building

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Members' Survey

The Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow is committed to providing its members with the best service possible. To this end we would welcome your opinion, as a member, to gain a better insight into members’ needs and expectations of the role that their Faculty should play. This review is also prompted, in part, by the need to assess the future use of the building. The survey will also afford members an opportunity to advise the RFPG of what it is doing right, any ways it can improve its services and what members would like the RFPG to focus on for the future.

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

Royal Faculty Newsletter - Spring 2017

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Tuesday Tunes

The Royal Faculty, in association with Classical Musicians Scotland, is to host a series of lunchtime concerts showcasing a variety of Scottish-based classical musicians.

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Inter-firm Quiz

As part of the celebration of the library's bicentenary the Royal Faculty and TANQ Society are holding an inter-firm quiz on 11 May.

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Brodie Cup Golf Tournament 2017

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

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Bicentenary of the Royal Faculty library (1817-2017)

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RFPG Tote Bags + Ties

RFPG badged tote bags and ties are available for members who would like to order them.

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2017 Trainee CPD Course Finalised

The Royal Faculty's TCPD Programme running from January-June 2017 has now been finalised.

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TRIENNIAL DINNER - Marking the Royal Faculty Library’s 200th Anniversary - Friday, 24 February 2017

The Royal Faculty's Triennial Dinner is one of the flagship social events of the legal calendar. The dinner coincides with the 200th anniversary of the Royal Faculty Library and will also be a celebration of this significant milestone for the legal profession in Glasgow. Having been established in February 1817 the library is one of the oldest in Scotland and an institution which the Royal Faculty is rightly proud off.

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AWI Court Practice Update no. 1 of 2016

Glasgow AWI Court is to issue practice updates approved by the Sheriff Principal in order to avoid the need to constantly amend or reissue the AWI Practice Note.

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AGM (2 June 2016)

Following the AGM held today -

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Brodie Cup 2015

A very fine day was had by 11 teams (32 players) at a sunny Pollok Golf Club yesterday competing for the Brodie Cup. In the event, the trophy was won by a team from Walker Laird.

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Scottish Standard Clauses (edition 2)

The Scottish Standard Clauses have been revised, and edition 2 is to be launched 3rd May 2016. The new edition is now available along with a note of the main changes -

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Scottish Civil Justice Council Recruitment of Members

The Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) is seeking new members in the first major recruitment exercise since it was launched. Positions are now open for a solicitor member, two consumer representative members and two Lord President members (discretionary appointments which can be made by the LP). The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 01 April 2016. 

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Brodie Cup

The Brodie Cup Golf Tournament

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Glasgow Mediaeval Trust

The Glasgow Mediaeval Trust 

The Glasgow Medival Trust has been established to share and promote interest in the mediaeval history and heritage of Glasgow from its foundations in the 6th century AD, with a focus mainly on its mediaeval development within the period 1100 to 1600.

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AWI Practice Note

Glasgow and Strathkelvin Sheriffdom Practice Note no.2 of 2015 has been issued - dealing with applications under the Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

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Faculty of the Year Winner: Law Awards of Scotland 2015

At the award ceremony on 3rd Sept. the Royal Faculty were joint winners of the Faculty of the Year award with the GBA.

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Sept-Dec CPD Programme published

The RFPG's Sept-Dec CPD Programme has now been published. Highlights include - the Dean's Debate (free event); a seminar to be taken by the Law Society President and Conferences on Family Law, Personal Injury and AWI/Succession;

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RFPG CPD Seminars

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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12. Negligence in Will Making
Tuesday June 16, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

In the last 25 years, it would appear that the number of claims of professional negligence in relation to Will making have burgeoned. This Seminar will consider:- • Case law on th... Read More Find more RFPG seminars

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TANQ Seminar - How not to Annoy Your Sheriff POSTPONED
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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