|Speaker||Sheriff Principal James Taylor|
|Seminar Details||Sheriff Principal James Taylor will deliver a talk on his report (which is to be delivered to the Scottish Government in the second week of September).
James Taylor graduated BSc LLB from Aberdeen University and entered private practice in Aberdeen. He joined the litigation department of McGrigor Donald, Glasgow in 1987 becoming the Head of Department in 1993. He was among the first solicitors to attain rights of audience in the Court of Session and until being appointed a floating sheriff of Lothian and Borders in 1998, he was his firm's in-house advocate. He transferred to Glasgow Sheriff Court in 1999 to become one of the designated commercial sheriffs and was appointed Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin in 2005. During his period of office he was a member of the Board of the Scottish Civil Courts Review. Upon retirement in 2011 he was appointed the chairman of the Review into the Expenses and Funding of Civil Litigation in Scotland. He is a Visiting Professor of Law at Strathclyde University and Glasgow University conferred on him an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws in 2013
|Seminar Time||5.45pm - 7.15pm (registration from 5.30pm)|
|Booking Fee||£50 members; £75 non-members; £15 member trainees; £25 non-member trainees|
|Link to Booking Form|
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