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In Scotland, a senior solicitor conducting cases in the Court of Session; originally a clerk in the Secretary of State's office who prepared writs for the Signet.

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Writers to the Signet

John Finlay.

in The Community of the College of Justice

August 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Law. 14476 words.

This chapter investigates the role of writers to the signet as College members. It distinguishes members of the Society of Writers to the Signet from ordinary writers, and examines the...

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