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February Library Lunch

3 March 2022

Dear Members,

February saw the launch of our Library Lunches for 2022. It was a long awaited return, and you were many to participate! Thank you to all of those who attended, and who contributed to making our first Library Lunch back a success!!

 

Library Lunch Dates 2022

1 March 2022

Dear Members,

Here is the long awaited list of Library Lunch dates for the remainder of 2022. As always, please revert to Executive Secretary soonest with attendance dates and payment.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Library lunch dates 2022

Venue Hire Bookings- 2022 Calendar Now Open!

25 January 2022

Our 2022 diary for exclusive use bookings is now open!  If you are interested in hosting an event at the Library, please see our events page for more information or contact us directly at:
admin@socofadvocates.com
Full details including a video tour at: https://www.socofadvocates.com/venue-hire/

Library Opening Hours

25 January 2022

The Society of Advocates in Aberdeen is pleased to announce that the Library is open for visitors. Opening times are as follows:

Tuesdays – Thursdays- Fridays

9:30-12:00 and 13:00- 16:30

 

 

 

Employment Opportunity – Executive Assistant and Events Coordinator

22 October 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen within an Aberdeen based professional society, The Society of Advocates in Aberdeen for a part-time events coordinator and enthusiastic administrator providing support to the Management Committee. Expected to involve between at least 15-20 hours a week, the job is flexible; you can work remotely from home, although you would be asked to work at our historic Advocates Library premises (adjacent to Aberdeen sheriff court) one day a week. There will be the opportunity for overtime to cover events at the Library when held outwith core hours (eg occasionally at evenings or weekends). We are looking for a responsible Executive Assistant to perform administrative tasks in a well-organised and timely way. This is a busy and dynamic role where, in addition to traditional EA duties, the post holder will have the responsibility of promoting and arranging a variety of events within the Library. You will also be interacting proactively with the Society’s membership. Given part of your responsibilities would involve administering our small payroll, experience with SAGE software would be helpful. The successful candidate would be IT literate and have good communications skills. Applications (with accompanying CVs) are invited by emailing The Society at admin@socofadvocates.com by  5 November 2021.

Trainee Membership Application

27 November 2020

Trainee membership has been applied for by Laila Kennedy of Ledingham Chalmers.

Associate Membership Application

25 November 2020

Alistair Mackenzie, Justice of the Peace, has applied for Associate membership.

Will Search mailing list

25 November 2020

Updated list..

The Society offers a mailing list round its member firms who deal with wills in order to help find any which are missing. The firms included in this mailing list are as follow:

Aberdein Considine & Co, AC Morrison & Richards, Alastair Hart & Co, Alex Hutcheon + Co, Balfour and Manson, Blackadders, Brodies, Bruce MacDonald & Co, Burness Paull, Burnett & Reid, Campbell Connon, Dentons, Fraser & Mulligan, George Mathers & Co, Grant Smith Law Practice, Gray & Gray, James & George Collie, John Davie & Co, Jonathan Tait & Co, Laurie & Co, Law Practice, Ledingham Chalmers, Mackie & Dewar, Mackinnons, McIntosh Family Law, Patience & Buchan, Pat Sinclair & Co, Peterkins, Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace, Shepperd and Wedderburn, Solicitors Direct, Spanish + Scottish Law Practice, Storie Cruden & Simpson, Stronachs, Taggart Meil Mathers, Wilsone Duffus

2021 diary open!

18 November 2020

Our 2021 diary for exclusive use bookings is now open! Looking for a small wedding venue, that’s Covid compliant and plenty space to socially distance? How about a gorgeous traditional library setting?
Full details including a video tour at: https://www.socofadvocates.com/venue-hire/

Membership application

17 November 2020

Trainee membership application has been received from Declan O’Keefe of Iain Jane & Co.