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Stephen Semple Quiz – Beatson Cancer Charity say thank you

July 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Stephen Semple Quiz – Beatson Cancer Charity say thank you

The Beatson Cancer Charity acknowledge our contribution raised from the Quiz - this year we donated £814.50, making a total of £3701.60 in total for [...]

Booking form – Annual Dinner

July 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Booking form – Annual Dinner

Annual Dinner Booking form web

GBA LENDING LIBRARY

July 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on GBA LENDING LIBRARY

GBA Lending Library Notice

GBA Statement on Bullying & Harassment

July 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on GBA Statement on Bullying & Harassment

GBA Statement on Bullying & Harassment

The GBA is 60!- The Diamond Annual Dinner 6th September

June 27th, 2019|Comments Off on The GBA is 60!- The Diamond Annual Dinner 6th September

..Come join us to celebrate click for full detail   THE DIAMOND DINNER

FLAGS Core Training 28 & 29th September 2019

June 24th, 2019|Comments Off on FLAGS Core Training 28 & 29th September 2019

The Family Law Arbitration Group (Scotland)  Training Course - Full Details Below FLAGS CORE TRAINING September 2019 (1)

Glasgow Bar Association Schools’ Debating Competition

June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Glasgow Bar Association Schools’ Debating Competition

There were 4 finalists in the Competition this year:- St Ninian's High, Natasha Cameron & Mary Treesa Biju Bishopbriggs High, Mia McAllister & Tiana [...]

Update from the Forensic Institute

June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Update from the Forensic Institute

Newsletter http://createsend.com/t/r-FD825F4DF840A8AC2540EF23F30FEDED

Next GBA Committee Meeting …

June 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee Meeting …

is Monday 1st July - please speak to any of the committee if you have any items you wish placed on the agenda [...]

Graham Wilson Matchplay Golf Competition 2019 – And the Winner was – David Fisken- Congratulations

June 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Graham Wilson Matchplay Golf Competition 2019 – And the Winner was – David Fisken- Congratulations

Entries now being taken for this annual match play - Entry Fee £20.00 per person Contact Aileen at info@glasgowbarassociaion.co.uk by Friday 14th June [...]

Donald Dewar Debate – Law Society of Scotland

June 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Donald Dewar Debate – Law Society of Scotland

The Glasgow Bar Association was proud to sponsor the second prize for this annual event.  The wnning team was Bearsden Academy - Congratulations to them [...]

Next GBA Committee Meeting 3rd June

May 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee Meeting 3rd June

If You have any Agenda Items please contact any of the committee

Next GBA CPD 5th June AWI A Practice Update

May 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Next GBA CPD 5th June AWI A Practice Update

This seminar will cover a number of issues :- • A View from the bench • Practice Note • Legislation Reform & Developments • What [...]

Annual Golf Trip organised for 14th June – see events page for full details

May 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Annual Golf Trip organised for 14th June – see events page for full details

NEXT GBA Committee Meeting Monday 13th May

May 9th, 2019|Comments Off on NEXT GBA Committee Meeting Monday 13th May

Please advise any committee member if you wish an item added to the Agenda

Relocation of the Child Welfare Court and Adult with Incapacity Court.

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Relocation of the Child Welfare Court and Adult with Incapacity Court.

.. from the 13th of May the Child Welfare Courts.. ..which sit on a Monday and Thursday each week will be relocated from the Sheriff [...]

The results – Martin Lavery Cup for Excellence in Public Speaking

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on The results – Martin Lavery Cup for Excellence in Public Speaking

All of the Contestants at the Final,  were in the Judge's and the audience view,  Excellent.  Head Judge, Mr David Fitzpatrick said it was a [...]

The Domestic Abuse Scotland Act 2018

April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on The Domestic Abuse Scotland Act 2018

..comes into effect on the 1st April 2019 We will be running a seminar to cover an Analysis from the Crown &  A view from [...]

Next GBA CPD – How to Run a proof

April 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Next GBA CPD – How to Run a proof

April 17th

GBA Plea in Mitigation competition – Congratulations to the contestants

March 19th, 2019|Comments Off on GBA Plea in Mitigation competition – Congratulations to the contestants

6 Strathclyde Diploma students contested the GBA Plea in Mitigation competition on Monday 11 March 2019 before Lady Rae in the High Court in Glasgow. [...]

THE GBA ANNUAL QUIZ 2019

March 5th, 2019|Comments Off on THE GBA ANNUAL QUIZ 2019

DATE AND VENUE ANNOUNCED -  FRIDAY 26TH APRIL - SEE EVENTS PAGE FOR FULL DETAILS

March CPD Event – 27th March – Issues at Trial

February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on March CPD Event – 27th March – Issues at Trial

See events page for More information & booking

March – Next CPD Event – Family Law weekend 15th & 16th March

February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on March – Next CPD Event – Family Law weekend 15th & 16th March

GBA Family Law Weekend Non Residential & Residential places - see events page for more details

GBA COMMITTEE MEETING

February 28th, 2019|Comments Off on GBA COMMITTEE MEETING

The Next committee meeting is on Monday 4th March Any Member wishing to put forward any Agenda item for the meeting please contact Moira or [...]

Reply from The Minister for Community Safety regarding 3% pay rise for legal aid lawyers

February 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Reply from The Minister for Community Safety regarding 3% pay rise for legal aid lawyers

Please click on the link below letter from Ash Denham Minister for Community Safety Open letter from The GBA to the Minister for community [...]

GBA CPD(T) PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR 2019

January 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on GBA CPD(T) PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR 2019

SEE THE EVENTS PAGE FOR FURTHER DETAILS 12th February 2019 - Things you need to know about Personal Injury even if you don’t do much [...]

NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING MONDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2019

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING MONDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2019

IF YOU HAVE ANY ITEMS YOU WISH PLACED ON THE AGENDA - PLEASE CONTACT ANY COMMITTEE MEMBER OR E MAIL info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk

CPD PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR 2019

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on CPD PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR 2019

MORE EVENTS WILL BE ADDED - PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU WOULD LIKE SOMETHING ADDED WHICH HAS NOT BEEN INCLUDED PLEASE SEE THE EVENTS PAGE [...]

OPEN LETTER TO SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT REGARDING 3% PAY RISE FOR LEGAL AID LAWYERS

December 31st, 2018|Comments Off on OPEN LETTER TO SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT REGARDING 3% PAY RISE FOR LEGAL AID LAWYERS

Room 1.29, Sheriff Court, Glasgow, G5 9DA 31st December 2018 Ms Ashten Regan-Denham MSP Community Safety Minister The Scottish Government Edinburgh Dear Ms Denham, The [...]

2018 – 2019 GBA Committee

December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 – 2019 GBA Committee

Following on from our AGM in November we are delighted to announce that Andrew Stevenson has been appointed GBA President and Billy Lavelle has been [...]

2019 CPD Programme

December 14th, 2018|Comments Off on 2019 CPD Programme

The CPD Programme (Evening sessions)  for 2019 is being finalised by the GBA Education Committee and hopefully will have 'something' for everyone - full details [...]

Curators ad Litem and Reporting Officersat Glasgow Sheriff Court for Adoption and Permanence Orders.

November 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Curators ad Litem and Reporting Officersat Glasgow Sheriff Court for Adoption and Permanence Orders.

Curators ad Litem and Reporting Officers GBA Supported Training Event WHAT ? :- A practitioner training event for those Solicitors on the List of CALs [...]

TCPD – Mandatory Ethics Module – Next Presentation…

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on TCPD – Mandatory Ethics Module – Next Presentation…

April 2019 - To be confirmed for trainee solicitors between month 9 and 15 of their traineeship contact info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk for application form

Next GBA Committee Meeting will be on Monday 7th January 2019

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee Meeting will be on Monday 7th January 2019

and not Monday 5th  October due to firework display at Glasgow Green and expected high traiff around the area

Thanks to all Delegates and Speakers who attended the Criminal Law Conference

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Thanks to all Delegates and Speakers who attended the Criminal Law Conference

o On Friday 26th October - it was the busiest conference in the GBA history and a tremendous success with lots of interaction with the Fabulous [...]

NEXT CPD – ANNUAL CRIMINAL CONFERENCE FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER

October 10th, 2018|Comments Off on NEXT CPD – ANNUAL CRIMINAL CONFERENCE FRIDAY 26TH OCTOBER

Book online at events page or contact info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk HUGELY POPULAR EVENT AND NOW HAVE LIMITED SPACES FULL DETAILS OF PROGRAMME

MANDATORY ETHICS – TCPD – NEXT PRESENTATION NOVEMBER

October 10th, 2018|Comments Off on MANDATORY ETHICS – TCPD – NEXT PRESENTATION NOVEMBER

SEE EVENTS PAGE FOR FULL DETAILS LIMITED CAPACITY

THANK YOU TO ALL THE DELEGATES AND SPEAKERS AT WHAT WAS THE FAMILY

October 1st, 2018|Comments Off on THANK YOU TO ALL THE DELEGATES AND SPEAKERS AT WHAT WAS THE FAMILY

LAW EVENT OF THE YEAR... FEEDBACK WAS TREMENDOUS THANKS TO ALL full details or contact by phone 0141 420 6142 for booking form [...]

Next GBA Committee meeting..

October 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee meeting..

Monday 8th October 2018 Any items Members wish placed on Agenda -  please contact committee member

Thanks to all of the Speakers and Delegates who attended the Excellence in Advocacy weekend conference

October 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Thanks to all of the Speakers and Delegates who attended the Excellence in Advocacy weekend conference

at the Colessio Hotel, Stirling, 28th & 29th September It was a fabulous weekend with lots of Education, networking and a bit of fun... see [...]

NEXT CPD- EXCELLENCE IN ADVOCACY 28th & 29th September

September 13th, 2018|Comments Off on NEXT CPD- EXCELLENCE IN ADVOCACY 28th & 29th September

click on here for event information

International Bar Association – Survey : Harassment in the Legal Profession

September 12th, 2018|Comments Off on International Bar Association – Survey : Harassment in the Legal Profession

Link to Survey The International Bar Association has asked us to share the letter below with our Members.  An e mail has been sent to [...]

Congratulations to Immediate Past President Lindsey McPhie ( Kooner)

September 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Congratulations to Immediate Past President Lindsey McPhie ( Kooner)

Congratulations to Lindsey on her appointment as Summary Sheriff.   We wish her all the best.  She will be missed by all at the Glasgow Bar [...]

Congratulations to our Member Surindar Sethi

August 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Congratulations to our Member Surindar Sethi

Well Done to our Member Surindar Sethi – He took his  67 year old legs on a cycle ride from his home in Crossford to [...]

Next GBA Committee Meeting

July 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee Meeting

There will be no Committee meeting in August. The next Committee meeting will be Monday 3rd September 2018 - Agenda items to Aileen at [...]

GBA Annual Dinner Friday 7th September 2018

July 20th, 2018|Comments Off on GBA Annual Dinner Friday 7th September 2018

TABLES ARE SELLING FAST Full details on the events page Contact info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk for booking details

Next CPD

July 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Next CPD

PROCEEDS OF CRIME - A VIEW FROM ALL SIDES Thursday 30th August see events page for full details

Glasgow Bar Association F.C Tour to Ballymena June 2018

June 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Glasgow Bar Association F.C Tour to Ballymena June 2018

The Glasgow Bar Association’s self-proclaimed ‘Golden Generation’ of footballers travelled to Ballymena, Northern Ireland, on Saturday 23 June  to play a friendly match Ballymena Utd [...]

EXCELLENT SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR EXCELLENCE IN ADVOCACY WEEKEND 28TH & 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on EXCELLENT SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR EXCELLENCE IN ADVOCACY WEEKEND 28TH & 29TH SEPTEMBER 2018

SPEAKERS NOW ANNOUNCED LORD MATTHEWS “KEYNOTE ADDRESSS” FRANCES McMENAMIN QC SHERIFF FRANK CROWE PAUL BROWN, ADVOCATE DEPUTE TOMMY ROSS QC GERRY CONSIDINE SOLICITOR ADVOCATE [...]

GBA ANNUAL DINNER FRIDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER- BOOKINGS NOW OPEN

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on GBA ANNUAL DINNER FRIDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER- BOOKINGS NOW OPEN

ANNUAL DINNER & CEILIDH HILTON GLASGOW GROSVENOR Friday 7TH September 2018 7pm – 1am HOST – STV’S PETER MARTIN** CEILIDH BAND PLEASE CONTACT info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk for booking [...]

GBA FOOTBALL TEAM RAISE FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH

June 19th, 2018|Comments Off on GBA FOOTBALL TEAM RAISE FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH

WELL DONE GUYS! Six members of the GBA football team took part in the Men’s 10k in Glasgow on Sunday 17 June 2018. Graeme [...]

Next CPD

June 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Next CPD

The Trial Starts at the Police Station Thursday 21st June registration at 4.15pm -start 5.00pm See events Page for full details [...]

GBA Golf Matchplay – Summer 2018

June 19th, 2018|Comments Off on GBA Golf Matchplay – Summer 2018

Ties to be played to a conclusion by 16 July No replays Gerry McClure v Paul Anderson Paul reid v Phil Cohen John McGuire [...]

GBA Football Team – Then & Now

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on GBA Football Team – Then & Now

Tension is mounting .... as the GBA Football team prepare for their impending trip to Ireland next week... Can they follow in the footsteps of the [...]

Glasgow Bar Association High Schools Debating Competition Winners & Finalists

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Glasgow Bar Association High Schools Debating Competition Winners & Finalists

"This house believes that unrestricted free speech is the mark of a healthy democracy" was the Motion debated at the final of the competition.  The final [...]

Mandatory Ethics Course – Next Presentation

June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Mandatory Ethics Course – Next Presentation

FRIDAY 23RD NOVEMBER 2018 see events page or contact info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk

GBA Annual Schools’ Debating Competition – Final 13th June 2018

June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on GBA Annual Schools’ Debating Competition – Final 13th June 2018

Time: 19.00 – 21.00 Venue: Glasgow Sheriff Court For 27 years the Glasgow Bar Association has been the sponsor of this impressive annual Debating Competition for [...]

Annual Golf Trip 2018

June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Annual Golf Trip 2018

The Annual Golf Day out in Gullane was a huge success .... And the winner was GBA  Past President Ross Yuill who we are told played [...]

A Day at the Races

June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on A Day at the Races

We are looking to arrange a day out at the Races Summer 2018 Notes of interest to Lindsey Gaughan Social Secretary or info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk [...]

Golf Matchplay 2018

June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Golf Matchplay 2018

Names are now being taken Notes of interest to info@glasgowbarassociation.co.uk

THE GBA & GDPR

May 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on THE GBA & GDPR

please see members only page for GBA Privacy Policy and Letter of Engagement style

Next CPD ‘The Trial starts in the Police station’

May 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Next CPD ‘The Trial starts in the Police station’

21st June, 2018 - see events page for full details

The Forensic Institute Newsletter May

May 11th, 2018|Comments Off on The Forensic Institute Newsletter May

Forensic Newletter

SASO NEXT CONFERENCE TONIGHT 10TH MAY

May 10th, 2018|Comments Off on SASO NEXT CONFERENCE TONIGHT 10TH MAY

ADDICTIONS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE FULL DETAILS https://www.sastudyoffending.org.uk/attachments/article/165/Addictions%20and%20Criminal%20Justice%20-%20Final%20Programme%20and%20Speaker%20Biographies.pdf

THE 2018 SIMPLE GROUP GBA ASSOCIATION GOLF INVITATIONAL

May 10th, 2018|Comments Off on THE 2018 SIMPLE GROUP GBA ASSOCIATION GOLF INVITATIONAL

With fundraising for 'Simon Community Scotland' who work to combat the causes and effects of homelessness see link for more information and pictures of this great [...]

KEN CARTER – GBA AUDITOR GET IN TOUCH IF YOU REQUIRE HIS SERVICES

May 10th, 2018|Comments Off on KEN CARTER – GBA AUDITOR GET IN TOUCH IF YOU REQUIRE HIS SERVICES

Ken Carter, Appointed as GBA Auditor On 1st November 2017 Ken Carter was appointed by Glasgow Bar Association as their first formally appointed GBA Auditor to [...]

GBA ANNUAL GOLF OUTING

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on GBA ANNUAL GOLF OUTING

The Annual Golf Outing this year will be Friday 8th June at Gullane Golf Course, Number -  2 Course - see the events page for [...]

Next GBA Committee Meeting

April 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee Meeting

The next committee meeting with be 14th May 2018 as 7th May a court holiday

Strathclyde University Plea in Mitigation Competition – Sponsored by GBA

March 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Strathclyde University Plea in Mitigation Competition – Sponsored by GBA

Congratulations to all of the five finalists from Strathlyde University Diploma Year 2018  - The pleas were presented to Lady Rae.  The winner was Darren Cox [...]

CPD happening soon

March 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on CPD happening soon

The New Private Residential Tenancy The Trial Starts at the Police Station A Masterclass for Trainee Solicitors (full day event) [...]

GBA Quiz – Stephen Semple Memorial

March 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on GBA Quiz – Stephen Semple Memorial

... and the winning team -  'The McKinnon Stable' congratulations to them - It was as a great night and over £1000.00 raised for Cancer [...]

2018 Annual Family Residential – A Huge success

March 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 Annual Family Residential – A Huge success

The Family Law Residential Weekend 2018 - It would be hard to imagine that the annual conference could receive more plaudits than previous events.  However, [...]

GBA Night Out For Thomas Leonard Ross QC

January 29th, 2018|Comments Off on GBA Night Out For Thomas Leonard Ross QC

The GBA were delighted to spend the evening with Friends and colleagues celebrating Thomas Ross appointment as QC