PRESIDENT – 2019 – 2020  BILLY LAVELLE

VICE PRESIDENT –  2019 – 2020 FIONA MCKINNON

ALL MEMBERS OF COMMITTEE 2019-2020

Guilty Plea Courts SSDG

May 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Guilty Plea Courts SSDG

We have received the following information regarding upcoming guilty pleas courts at Hamilton & Dumfries :- The Guilty Pleas Court will be convened in Hamilton on [...]

CHILDREN’S HEARING UPDATE

May 5th, 2020|Comments Off on CHILDREN’S HEARING UPDATE

Children's Hearings update 5th May ALison Heron SCRA Childrens-Hearings-update-Monday-20-April-2020 SCRA Objective Connect - Participant Guide (1)

Appeal – Howard League

May 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Appeal – Howard League

Dear Supporters, URGENT APPEAL – ACTION AGAINST THE COVID-19 CRISIS IN OUR PRISONS. Everyone in Scotland has been coping with frightening and difficult times during the [...]

Sheriff Principal Anwar

April 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Sheriff Principal Anwar

On behalf of our members, the Executive Committee of the Glasgow Bar Association wish to extend our thanks to you for your contributions to the development [...]

Retirement of Sheriffs MacKinnon and Ruxton

April 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Retirement of Sheriffs MacKinnon and Ruxton

On behalf of our members, the Executive Committee of the Glasgow Bar Association wish to extend our thanks to you both and express our appreciation for [...]

Livingston Sheriff & JP Court – re-fixed diets

April 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Livingston Sheriff & JP Court – re-fixed diets

Context & Tables Below:- Hi Ann As previously discussed, I have attached spreadsheets containing details of re-fixed diets in respect of both Livingston Sheriff & Justice [...]

Deferring VAT and Income Tax payments

April 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Deferring VAT and Income Tax payments

This is an automatic scheme and no UK business is required to pay VAT until at least 30th June 2020. Payments on Account for Self-Assessments that [...]

Covid 19 – Court Adjournments

April 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Covid 19 – Court Adjournments

Following the commencement of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020, it is no longer necessary to extend 110 day, 140 day, 11 month or 12 month timebars [...]

Condolences – Deirdre MacNeill QC

April 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Condolences – Deirdre MacNeill QC

The Glasgow Bar Association were   saddened to hear of the Death of Deirdre MacNeill QC  who has passed away at the age of 65.  Ms MacNeill [...]

Condolences Tom Bannigan

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Condolences Tom Bannigan

The GBA were saddened to hear of the death of Tom Bannigan, Senior solicitor at Glasgow. Tom,  well well known  in Glasgow and beyond .   [...]

Catering facilities at Glasgow Sheriff Court

April 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Catering facilities at Glasgow Sheriff Court

WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT. There will be no service provided by Baxter Storey throughout Glasgow Sheriff Court until further notice. This includes the replenishment of Vending Machines. [...]

Our scheduled committee meeting on Monday 6th April shall have only 1 Agenda Item and that shall be:- “Discussions on Government proposals in relation to Jury Trials”……

April 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Our scheduled committee meeting on Monday 6th April shall have only 1 Agenda Item and that shall be:- “Discussions on Government proposals in relation to Jury Trials”……

.....when the committee will be discussing alternative suggestion which have to be lodged for later in April – If you have any suggestions you would like [...]

Coronavirus – Clarification if anyone has to go to Court

March 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Coronavirus – Clarification if anyone has to go to Court

Attendance is covered by Regs 5(1), 8(4) and 8(5) (f) and (h) of the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Regs 2020 The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) [...]

Update Edinburgh Sheriff Court

March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Update Edinburgh Sheriff Court

26.03.20 - Sheriff Principal Coronavirus Guidance Civil & Criminal Business 25.03.20 - EBA re ESC Edinburgh Sheriff Court - update diet courts

Communication – Agents to Prison Video Links

March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Communication – Agents to Prison Video Links

Below -  some new guidance on the Prison VC links.  This is on SLAB website now.  They can still accept new solicitors who have not registered [...]

Guidance & Notes – Court of Session Appeal Court, High Court & Sheriff Court Appeals & Civil Sheriff Appeal Court

March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Guidance & Notes – Court of Session Appeal Court, High Court & Sheriff Court Appeals & Civil Sheriff Appeal Court

25.03.20 - CoS - Covid19 Guidance 25.03.20 - Covid19 -Civil Sheriff Appeal Court contingency arrangements 25.03.20 - High Court and Sheriff Court Criminal Appeals - Covid19 [...]

Children’s Hearings – Note for Glasgow

March 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Children’s Hearings – Note for Glasgow

Arrangements SCRA took initial steps to preserve orders that were either deemed urgent or in danger of lapsing. These were administrative that simply preserved the status [...]

Parole Board for Scotland – Note

March 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Parole Board for Scotland – Note

Starting Friday 27th March Tribunals/Oral Hearing will take place as teleconferences.  there will be no face to face or video link hearings.  the PBS will need [...]

Sheriffdom of North Strathclyde – Notes

March 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Sheriffdom of North Strathclyde – Notes

Sheriffdom of North Strathclyde Order Refixing Summary Criminal Business 1 Sheriffdom of North Strathclyde Order Transfer of Proceedings NS 26 March 2020

PROBLEMS WITH WEBSITE

March 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on PROBLEMS WITH WEBSITE

We are trying to keep our members updated with News items.  Unfortunately we are experiencing problems loading items onto Website - we are trying to have [...]

SOLICITOR ADVOCATE PROGRAMME PART 1

March 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on SOLICITOR ADVOCATE PROGRAMME PART 1

The GBA solicitor advocate programme part 1 (The GBA will be running the full 10 hours required) “Language Development Skills when dealing with Children & [...]

Apology to GBA by Mr. Billy Smith

February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Apology to GBA by Mr. Billy Smith

Following the post placed on to the Facebook page of Complete Clarity Solicitors on 2nd of February by Mr. Billy Smith, the GBA wrote to [...]

Next GBA Committee Meeting …

February 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee Meeting …

Monday March 2nd at 5.45pm Any items you wish placed on Agenda - Please let a member of the committee know - details of committee below [...]

Next GBA Committee Meeting….

December 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Next GBA Committee Meeting….

Will be held on Monday 13th January at 5.45pm - Any Agenda Items - please advise a member of the committee Committee Members [...]

For Users of the Bar Common Room

December 18th, 2019|Comments Off on For Users of the Bar Common Room

The servery will be closed in the common room  from Friday 20th December until Friday 3rd Janaury Staff canteen will remain open on the 23rd, 24th, [...]

GBA FESTIVE DRINKS – ALL WELCOME

December 9th, 2019|Comments Off on GBA FESTIVE DRINKS – ALL WELCOME

WEDNESDAY 18TH DECEMBER - BAVARIA BRAUHAUS FROM 5PM - CLOSES MIDNIGHT CHRISTMAS JUMPERS OPTIONAL PLEASE RSVP TO SOCIAL SUB COMMITTEE, AILEEN, FIONA, LINDSAY, KATY & [...]

GBA 60TH YEAR – DIAMOND PARTY

October 11th, 2019|Comments Off on GBA 60TH YEAR – DIAMOND PARTY

WE HAVE HAD THE FORMAL  CELEBRATION DINNER - FANTASTIC NIGHT! NOW THE INFORMAL PARTY .........HOPING FOR ANOTHER FANTASTIC NIGHT GBA DIAMOND PARTY  DETAILS [...]

GBA Next CPD Friday 19th August

August 14th, 2019|Comments Off on GBA Next CPD Friday 19th August

Children's Law - Half day Conference - full details on events page https://glasgowbarassociation.co.uk/event/childrens-law-half-day-conference/

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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, [...]